Brent Butterworth

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March 2009    Audio Files

CES Unseen

Practically everybody knows about the Consumer Electronics Show, which occurs every January in Las Vegas. Network news is packed morning and night with segments about the latest gadgets at CES. Celebrities appear by the dozens to check out the latest technologies...


January/February 2009    Audio Files

Following the Heard: The Best New Audio Products Of 2008

The audio business works on a different model than other electronics industries. That’s because unlike, say, the cell phone industry or printer trade, it’s not just a business, it’s a passion. The big North American audio shows—Festival Son & Image in Montreal...


December 2008    Audio Files

Alms for the Audiophile

Picture it: You’re spending a chilly December evening at home, savoring Nat “King” Cole’s The Christmas Song, a cup of eggnog, and the warmth of a wood fire and a favorite blanket. What denizen of the Western world wouldn’t enjoy that? Fortunately, most...

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About Brent Butterworth


Brent Butterworth has been writing about consumer electronics since 1989. Besides writing about audio and video for JazzTimes, he is a contributing technical editor to Sound & Vision magazine, and has worked as an editor for Home Entertainment, Home Theater, Video magazine, and others. He studied jazz at the University of North Texas and at the Drummer's Collective in New York City. His jazz performance experience includes a few years playing the Chapman Stick in saxophonist David Aaron's group Short Memory, plus occasional gigs and sessions on his first love: the ukulele.

Brent Butterworth joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 10, 2008