Myron Butler is a Grammy award winning record producer, singer-songwriter, music director, vocalist, organist, and pianist. Most notably, he is known as the leader of the gospel choir, Myron Butler & Levi. Since 1997, he’s worked as a vocal director and backup singer for several notable artists to include Kirk Franklin, Smokie Norful, Donald Lawrence, and Yolanda Adams.
At an early age, Myron Butler developed an appreciation for music and, at 17, his first song, “Lift Him Up”, was recorded by Dallas’ DFW Mass Choir. While working on the recording, Butler became good friends with the choir’s director Kirk Franklin.
During his last two years of high-school, Myron formed a community choir of his teen-aged peers in Dallas, but, upon graduation, he left them to pursue a degree in psychology at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. After completing his freshman year, Butler decided not to return to school. He remained in Atlanta for a year before deciding to return to Dallas, where his choir had continued to grow, in spite of changes in personnel. The group, which had become popular in the area began calling itself God’s Property and welcomed Myron as their main choral director.
Returning to Dallas allowed Myron Butler to renew his friendship with Franklin, and God’s Property offered backup vocals for Franklin and The Family on occasional dates in and around Dallas. He would later join Franklin’s group One Nation Crew for that group’s short existence. Main Source: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia