JD Walter


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    Golden Lady
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    Dressed in a Song - Taylor Eigsti
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    My Ideal
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    You Always Hurt the one you Love
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    You Go to My Head - Jim Ridl
A product of the Anglican Boy choir system, the American Boy choir school in Princeton, NJ, and The University of North Texas, Walter has become a pioneer of improvisation and electronic innovations in the world of jazz.
His recording career spans 20 years and his purist progressive approach to jazz music has been recognized worldwide.
Walter’s recordings include, “Sirens in the C-House,” “Clear Day,” “Dedicated to You,” “2Bass, a Face and a Little Skin,” “Live in Portugal,” “Live at the 55 Bar,” “One Step Away,” and Guest appearances on over 100 recordings.
His latest release, “Dressed in a Song”, was produced by Walter and Grammy-winning producer and A&R executive Al Pryor and features piano and vocal duets and trios, including Jim Ridl, Orrin Evans, Jean-Michel Pilc, Marc Cary, Taylor Eigsti, Julius Rodriguez, Ben Wolfe, Obed Calvaire, and Becca Stevens.
Walter has performed at American jazz clubs and festivals in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Central America as well as over 80 tours in Russia. He has headlined at Dizzy’s Lincoln Center, The Jazz Standard, The Blue Note, and The Jazz Gallery, among other venues.
He has recorded and shared the stage with legendary artists, ranging from Dave Liebman, Billy Hart, Tom Harrell, Eddie Gomez, Bob Dorough, Nicholas Payton, Ben Monder, Sean Jones, Jean-Michel Pilc, Bill Evans, Mark Murphy, Greg Hutchinson, Ari Hoenig, Jim Ridl, Orrin Evans, Seamus Blake, Igor Butman, Nasheet Waits, Eric Revis, and Christian McBride.


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