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Delton Walker / Bio

Delton has established himself as an up and coming Jazz artist. Born and raised in New York Delton initially picked up the drums and trumpet at nine years of age, playing from Grade School thru High School and college. During those formative years Delton’s mother, and father encouraged him take piano and guitar lessons which allowed him to experiment and grow musically.

After graduating High School and attending College Delton served with the U.S. Air Force, but still continued to play drums with local musicians in Germany. Delton says his travels while serving in the military also opened his eyes and ears towards all different types of music and cultures. Travels to places like Norway, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Iraq, Luxemburg, France, Iceland and many more only fueled his musical and cultural interest even more. Delton also speaks Norwegian and some German

Delton has studied with Tony Hayes, Willy DuPont, Jesse Jones JR, most recent Delton studied under the direction and guidance of Mr. Walter Beasley.

In 2007, Delton released “Just Let me Loose” which opened the doors for him to play in a variety of settings gaining recognition and capturing airplay at some of the hottest radio shows across the country: KUNV (NV), The Coast, Indie Showcase Delton was voted the number one artist on the Smooth Atlanta (www.SmoothAtlanta.com) 02/08 which was an impressive feat for an independent musician new to the scene.

Delton has participated in volunteer work for Musicians On call a nonprofit organization formed in 1999, which brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. www.musiciansoncall.org uses music to promote and complement the healing process for patients, families and caregivers.

2009 Delton finished up the highly anticipated CD, “Back In Your Arms Again” which released in the spring of 2009 accompanied by a video from his track “After The Club” from his new CD. Mr. Walter Beasley played a major role as sax coach on the tile track “Back In Your Arms Again”
Delton Has appeared in Downbeat and Jazz Times magazine
Delton Walker is an artist in the Jazz circuit that combines elements of Jazz, R&B and Funk.

He is not only a Jazz artist but is also devoted to his community, often playing charitable events. Delton continues to develop his talents and is fortunate enough to garner the appreciation of critics and fans..

August 11, 2013 Delton released he’s new CD “Back On Track” featuring a tribute to NASA Astronaut Ron Garan of Soyuz Space Mission with track “Flying Soyuz” and to all US Military Service members with “Never Too Far Away”
Please see EPK for more info: http://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/deltonwalker

General Info

Band Members
Delton Walker, Jon Mernyk, Terry Hall, Paul Kennedy, Greg Moore, Trev Rivers
Artist Name
Delton Walker
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/deltonwalker
Active Since
01/08
Genres
Jazz / R&B / NU Jazz / Funk

Contact Info

Location
Philadelphia, PA

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