Fresh from Jazz Fest, Robert Walter returned to the West Coast for a pair of sold-out shows in the Pacific Northwest, hitting Portland’s Star Theater on Saturday, May 14th. Seattle
Ten never-before-released covers that have long been staples in the live shows of The Greyboy Allstars (GBA) make up Get a Job: Music from the Original Broadcast Series Soul Dream.
The Greyboy Allstars have announced the April 1st release of Get a Job: Music from the Original Broadcast Series Soul Dream—the sixth studio recording to date by the quintet comprised by Karl Denson (saxophone, flute), Elgin Park (guitars), Aaron
Founding members of The New Mastersounds & The Greyboy Allstars have formed The Rare Sounds featuring Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds), Robert Walter (The Greyboy Allstars), Chris Stillwell (The Greyboy Allstars), and Zak Najor (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, formerly GBA). The group
Will It Go Round In Circles first appeared on the 1972 Billy Preston album Music Is My Life. The track would then be issued as a single the following year and eventually hit #1 on the Billboard Top Singles chart.
Band From TV: Band From TV makes their second Cover Wars appearance this week, they previously were featured in the You Can’t Always Get What You Want edition back in July. As we mentioned then, this is a group made up of professional actors and all of their proceeds go directly to charity – pretty cool. Source: Hoggin All The Covers[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/bandfromtvcircles.mp3]
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In a time where, there are more self-proclaimed “All-star” bands out there then actual stars in the industry, this one lives up to the billing and then some. The Greyboy Allstars are truly a celestial combination of musicians, that have truly earned the moniker “Allstars” In one jam they can tickle your mind with harmonically layered tunes that the most cerebral focused music fans out there would be attracted to, while they can simultaneously add raw groovin’ nastiness in the same song for those whose bodies just need to funk out
Robert Walter has been around the block more than once, spending time with the seminal live funk unit the Greyboy Allstars and his 20th Congress. Now Robert is stepping out with his new project Super Heavy Organ and laying down the groove with a newly reformed Steve Kimock Band.