Earnest Walker, Jr.


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    Party Time
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    Sweet Dreams
Earnest studied music education at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, and later attended Florida State University, quickly establishing himself as one of the most sought-after saxophonists on both campuses and all around the state of Florida.
After college, Earnest joined the Air Force, where he performed with different groups in each town he was stationed. After the military, Earnest toured and performed in most of the central to eastern portions of the country, including Miami, Daytona Beach, Charleston SC, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Atlanta, Tampa, Orlando and Denver. In the late 90's, he moved to Philadelphia and became a member of the prestigious smooth jazz band "Blind Date". Returning to Miami in 2003, Earnest Walker Jr is well known in the city of South Beach as a show stopper that is sure to leave the audience breathless.
As solid, compelling and in the pocket as Earnest is on disc, he’s best known in the jazz world as a powerhouse performer whose stage presence and creative style guarantees that every crowd is in an uproar. A seasoned session player for more than 20 years, Earnest’s live performances always packs a punch! He has opened for, or joined on stage, such notable performers as Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Nick Colionne, Everette Harp, Julian Vaughn, Oli Silk, Najee, Jill Scott, Mike Philips, MusiqSoulchild, Lenny Williams, Shirley Murdock, Freddie Jackson, Johnathan Butler, Kelly Price, Christopher Williams and more.


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