Guitarist Michael Walker has decided it's time for him to go solo. After 12 years of playing with Chill Factor, a band he founded in Dallas, TX, Michael's debut CD A Smoother You hits the airways on February 4, 2013 with the single Let's Do It, a soulful, mid-tempo smooth jazz groove.The CD is being released under the Spectra Jazz label. Michael tapped Dallas based musician and singer Quentin Moore to produce the project. Moore also co-wrote 2 of the 9 songs on the project with Walker. The rest are written by Walker, a testament to the depth of his talent.
Michael's style has been described as 'smooth jazz with 'southern soul'. The Arkansas native now Dallas TX resident, grew up listening to his grandmother's B.B. King albums and watching the artful strumming of the guitar by Roy Clark on the television show "Hee Haw". When he was 12 his Dad brought him an electric guitar. This began a musical journey that led him to explore the Blues, R&B and eventually Smooth Jazz after listening to the legendary George Benson and contemporaries like Norman Brown.
Micheal Walker has full filled a dream with the release of this project. He's proud of Smoother You because he says "it's totally me. Its a happy-feeling CD that brings a smile to your face'.
To hear the CD vist the website at http://michaelwalkermusic.com.
'A Smoother You' is available at iTunes and Amazon.