Piano, Voice, Guitar & Ukulele Instructor
Cayla Butler is the owner of Butler Music School. She teaches piano, voice, guitar and ukulele lessons. She bought the business in 2010 to pursue her lifelong dream of making music a full-time career. She became a professional pianist and vocalist at age 14 and has been playing music as long as she can remember. Starting at a young age she took many years of private music lessons with Debbie Beach and Lynn Gentis Mayo. She attended Jenks High School and Tulsa Junior College focusing her studies on Music and Business. She began teaching at The Musick School in 2005 which was established by Scott Musick and became the owner in 2010. She has love, passion and the gift to teach music. She has served as worship leader and pianist for several local churches. Currently, she plays keyboards and sings in the Randy Ess Band and sings in the Easy Street Band.
Randy Ess has been a mainstay of Tulsa music since the 1960’s. His teenage band, The Rogues Five which featured future Clapton drummer, Jamie Oldaker, had a No. 7 hit that placed them on the chart alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Touring extensively, appearing regularly on television, they also recorded with Leon Russell at his Skyhill Studio in Hollywood. Randy Ess was signed to Shelter Records in 1975, recording at the famous Church Studio and Leon’s private 40 track studio located in his Tulsa mansion. The Randy Ess band formed to play live shows from London to Canada and across the U.S. opening shows for legendary bands like the Talking Heads, Humble Pie, Elvin Bishop and many more. Randy has played Tulsa’s Historic Cain’s Ballroom more than any other living artist. Today, The Randy Ess Band is comprised of legendary Tulsa musicians, Scott Musick (The Call) on drums, Bass player extraordinaire Ron Morgan, the beautifully, talented Cayla Butler on keyboards and vocals and the versatile “Dr, Mando” Doug Moore on mandolin, lap steel and guitar. Partnering with MusicLynx Network, The Randy Ess Band is taking it’s brand of Classic Rock to wide ranging audiences. He also serves as the worship leader and pianist for Heatheridge Baptist Church. In addition to being an incredibly talented guitarist & pianist he is a wonderful instructor. He's passed his knowledge on to many talented and accomplished players in Oklahoma.