Henry Buff Dillard
A native of Greenville SC., and nephew of two time Grammy Award winning Moses Dillard, sparked an interest for music at an early age. Never loosing passion for music as he matured, Buff performed in school bands and displayed his gift in churches. By the age of six, he developed more of a passion to play the trombone and decided to focus on mastering the slide.
His gift allowed him to attend jazz workshops instructed by the celebrated jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, perform with jazz sensation Pieces of a Dream as well as the legendary Count Basie Band. Buff has also worked with the Prince of Gospel, Pastor John P. Kee and featured as a soloist on the
Strength and New Divine Destiny projects.
He has performed with, and opened for artists such as Shirley Caesar, Helen Baylor, Vashawn Mitchell, The Williams Brothers, saxophonist Angela Christie, Charles Wolfork, SOS Band, Jasmine Sullivan, Kevon Edmonds of After 7, Willie Clayton and Dave Holister, Faith Evans and Jazz violinist Miles Jaye.
Buff has released a total of four independent projects titled, The X change, Inspiration, Genesis I, Bonejazz Review, Awaken and the latest release, Against All Odds. He continues his career as a trombonist, independent recording artist and CEO of Bonejazz Productions.