Biography

International Recording Artist Buff Dillard of Charlotte NC is a native of Greenville SC and have worked with many Grammy Award winning artists and producers. He was featured as a soloist on Pastor John P. Kee’s “Strength” and “New Divine Destiny” projects. He has also shared the stage with other award-winning gospel artists such as Helen Baylor and The Williams Brothers.


During his musical career, he has shared the stage with iconic jazz artists such as Pieces of a Dream, Count Basie Orchestra, Boney James, Alex Bugnon, Walter Beasley, Kim Waters, Brian Simpson, Nick Colionne, Ben Tankard as well as R&B legends such as the SOS Band, Jasmine Sullivan, Dave Holister, Kevon Edmonds, Faith Evans and Glenn Lewis.


With over 40 plus years of industry experience, Buff has been inducted into the historic standard of excellence biographical publication "Marquis Who's Who in America" and continues his musical career as an entertainer, trombonist, producer, performer and as an independent international recording artist.

Accolades


"Exciting and exhilarating!" St. James Live, Atlanta Ga


"Charismatic and brilliant Trombonist with great energy" Lance Matthews - Blues Alley, Washington DC


"Always professional and a showstopper" Brandon Crumpton - Key Signature Entertainment, Charlotte NC


"This silky-smooth trombonist left the audience wanting more" Carol Butler - Buttercup Events Entertainment, Washington DC 


"A display of inspiration on fire!" Magic City Smooth Jazz, Bernard Lockhart, Birmingham AL


"Very passionate, humble artist and always gives his all on stage" Marvin Ross - Groovinjazz.com Global


"A game changer on the trombone in the Smooth Jazz Music Industry" Sandy Shore - SmoothJazz.com Global

Notable Performances

Low Country Jazz Festival, Charleston SC

Queen City Jazz Festival, Charlotte NC

Magic City Jazz in the Park, Birmingham Alabama

St James Live, Atlanta Ga

Blues Alley Jazz, Washington DC

Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar & Grill, Gambrills MD

Blues Boulevard, Greenville SC