Comments. His voice is timeless. Greg Walker is a world renowned vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist who dazzled audiences touring with Santana, singing the classic hit Stormy O ne of the most respected vocalists in the business today, Greg Walker has devoted years of hard work to developing musical integrity and fulfilling his …
Even my wife didn’t know what a big deal it was because I’m not the kind of guy to boast about that. 18/04/2017 at 08:20. I love church music. Greg Walker is a world renowned vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist who dazzled audiences touring with Santana, singing the classic hit Stormy. How did you get started in music? Nubian Pop Cycle was one, Subject to Change was another. What was your first job in music? Greg Walker from World Classic Rockers Santana’s former lead singer tells us about his new band. I was in a group in high school, called Moods of Life, kind of like the Temptations – you notice how Motown keeps coming up?
The CDs are available at cdbaby.com/all/gwmusic. Aside from WCR, what kind of music have you been playing? I think so. I think it was partly the influence of Carlos [Santana], who really did a great thing for the world, taking Latin music everywhere.
The man plays any kind of music, but it’s all good music. ON his album, Sharing Christmas, Greg paints the ultimate holiday portrait with warm, visual, rhythmic grooves to touch your soul...the soundtrack of Christmas. When did you join Santana? One of the most respected vocalists in the business today, Greg Walker has devoted years of hard work to developing musical integrity and fulfilling his personal artistic goals. What internets do you squint at first in the morning? Greg's classic vocals speak straight to the soul. But the way Santana did it, it was even better. But whatever I play, I think it’s really soul music, because I am expressing what’s inside. A Taste of Honey Santana The Blue Dogs The 5th Dimension.
Greg added new life to Santana's most popular material, introduced such hits as the unforgettable Stormy, and demonstrated his songwriting skills as a contributing writer. Greg’s CD, Never Better, showcases his talents as a singer, songwriter, producer. Greg Walker (musician), vocalist for Santana in the mid-'70s/early-'80s and solo singer This disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name.
Which groups did you sing with? I am a big Santana fan who loves Moonflower and was gutted when Greg Walker left…not a fan of Alex Ligertwood although he has decent range…Greg had soul! Lead vocalist for the Grammy-winning Santana Band for three platinum albums; Amigos, Inner Secrets and Moonflower.
Santana opened me up even more to listening to other types of music, especially Latin rock, which was his forte. Greg Walker + Follow Artist. I believe I’ve got a gift and if I don't use it, God might take it away. Great singers who faded away…Greg Walker from Santana is my choice… 18/04/2017 by Markg 10 Comments. After that I joined a group called Taste of Honey, who did the song Boogie Oogie Oogie. Everybody wanted me to sing all the time, so I started singing more and more, and that’s how the solo stuff got started. One critic observed, "Walker breaks down musical walls."
The “Pomp and Circumstance” genre – overblown singing, orchestral hits, heavenly choirs, tempo changes. He spoke to Jon Loweahead of his trip to Hong Kongwith supergroup World Classic Rockers. I had no idea that it was going to be as good for me as it was. I sing jazz standards in various groups around Los Angeles, and I’m currently recording a gospel album. For me it really is a great opportunity because I genuinely like all the music we’re doing, from Rosanna to Sweet Home Alabama to Free Bird, and I like the fact all these different people from different groups are in it. Submit Corrections. His magical ability to interpret a song epitomizes his commitment to melodic beauty, lyrical sensitivity, and sheer sensuality. Equally comfortable with the composition and delivery of Adult Contemporary, Jazz, R&B, Gospel and Rock, his diversity defies limitations. In the words of Carlos Santana, Greg Walker's music is a wonderful combination of street and church music; 'street' being raw, sexy, warm and naked; 'church' being spiritual, inspirational, soulful and sincere." – and we started singing in clubs (illegally, because we were like 13 or 14). Greg Walker – 1975-76, 1976-79, 1983-85; Luther Rabb – 1976; Joel Badie – 1976; Alex Ligertwood – 1979-83, 1984-85, 1987, 1989-91, 1992-94; Buddy Miles – 1986, 1987; Tony Lindsay – 1991, 1995 -2015; Vorriece Cooper – 1992-93; Curtis Salgado – 1995; Bass. Great singers who faded away…Greg Walker from Santana is my choice… 18/04/2017 by Markg 10 Comments. I have to tell you this Government is at war with Manchester, what happens next? I truly believe that. Filed Under: Blog. When I joined I didn’t really know the music, like I knew, say, Motown music, but you couldn’t help but hear the music on the radio. I remember singing Shop Around in that mirror, pretending like I had a microphone, the whole nine yards.
Inspired by musical masters and song stylists such as Nat "King" Cole, Johnny Hartman, Sarah Vaughn, and Sam Cooke, Greg started singing at the age of nine. Tell us about World Classic Rockers, the super group you recently joined that’s playing Hong Kong on Saturday 13. I would say Stormy.
Who are your influences? Filed Under: Blog. But I also think Latin music and African rhythms – naturally, innately, rhythmically – are in me, so I found the Latin side of it easy to ingest. How would you like people to understand the message in your music? Having made his name as the lead singer in Carlos Santana’s band.
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