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Coffee Butler & Robert Albury – Wonderful World

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Both Coffee Butler and Robert Albury are huge Louis Armstrong fans. Both wanted to perform this song. We compromised – both of them performed Wonderful World – December 19, 2015 at the Studios of Key West. Video editing by Digital Island Media, Audio recording by Dan Simpson. More information and music available at:   […]

Beautiful Isle of Key West


The Beautiful Isle of Key West was written by Ellen Welters Sanchez and she had her favorite piano student Coffee Butler perform it for Harry Truman in 1948 at the dedication of “Truman Avenue”.  This video was recorded at the sold out book release party for the Soul of Key West, Volume II at the […]

40th Fantasy Fest Parade Grand Marshal

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  Coffee Butler rode in the lead car of the 40th Key West Fantasy Fest Parade, Saturday night October 26, 2019.  This year’s parade theme “In Tune Out of Key”. Followed by 40 floats including the first float behind the Grand Marshal included his “Soul of Key West Band” playing their hearts out.     […]

Key West Honors Coffee Butler

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By Ralph De Palma To honor someone is a very special moment worthy of respect and admiration. Throughout history great writers from Homer to Shakespeare have described the qualities of honor in glowing prose. To bestow an honor on another is a recognition of one’s special talent but also a recognition of one’s ideals, integrity, […]

Key West Buena Vista Social Club

Recording at Bahama Village Music Program Band room.


  By Ralph De Palma   Since the first sold out concert in 2015, Coffee Butler and Friends have performed four additional sell-out concerts at the Key West Theater.Rob O’Neal covered one of the last concerts for the Key West Citizen and commented that this group was a Key West version of the Buena Vista […]