Jazz Musician Michael Walker to Guest on The Jimmy Star Show Wednesday July 24th, 2013

Incredibly talented Jazz Musician Michael Walker to guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio show Wednesday July 24th, 2013 from 3-5 pm ET | 12-2 pm PT at w4cy.com Radio | Visit www.jimmystarshow.com for details
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BOCA RATON, Fla. - July 21, 2013 - PRLog -- Michael Walker will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio show hosted by King of Cool, Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell to discuss his new album, " A Smoother You" , available now on Spectra Jazz, his career and the industry at large. The Jimmy Star Show is radio's newest hit show, featuring the coolest in music, entertainment, fashion and pop culture, all from a fun industry insider perspective in a completely live, unedited fast-paced two-hour conversational format.

“… when I was a kid, all I ever wanted was a guitar.” – Michael “Mike Walker
Mike Walker didn’t come from a lineage of musicians. But, his love for the electric guitar has allowed him embrace the riveting sounds of blues and smooth jazz. Born in Newport, Ark., on Nov. 19, 1959, Mike was hooked on the guitar by listening to his grandmother’s old blues records, notably the great B.B. King. His first visual exposure to the guitar came by watching musician Roy Clark stroke the strings every week on the country variety show, “Hee Haw.” His awe of Clark confirmed his desire to play a guitar. When Mike approached 12 years old, his dad bought his son an electric guitar. A novice guitar player in town, Mr. Vault, became his instructor. Eventually, Mike’s dad allowed his son to play with more established players in local clubs. Mike contends this experience allowed him to gain exposure in playing in a real band. Mike played as part of cover bands, and did all he could to get his name known in the town of 8,000 residents.

Arrival in Big D leads to new sound -
In 1989, Mike moved to Dallas, Texas, to study music business at the Art Institute of Dallas. While attending school, Mike took a five-year sabbatical from music, but during this time he stumbled upon a new genre that piqued his interest – smooth jazz. He began playing gigs with Daddy’s Chair, a Dallas-based smooth jazz band. While blues was still one of his favorites, he began to gravitate toward the sounds of legendary jazz guitarist George Benson and Benson’s contemporary, Kansas City, Mo., native Norman Brown.

Chill Factor and ‘A Smoother You’
Daddy’s Chair was the beginning of Mike’s longing to cultivate his new love for smooth jazz. In 2000, he formed his own band, Chill Factor, an ensemble that played gigs in the Dallas area. With Chill Factor, Mike was able to discover his leadership skills and manage several personalities. After 12 years with the band, Mike decided to take a stab at becoming a solo artist. His solo project, “A Smoother You,” has recently been released on Spectra Jazz. While Mike has his influences, he is proud of his solo smooth jazz outing because it “is totally me; people will know it is me.” Produced by Dallas musician and singer Quentin Moore, “A Smoother You” contains nine tracks, with seven of them written by Mike. He co-wrote two of the tracks with Moore. “It’s (‘A Smoother You’) is a happy-feeling CD. It makes you feel good. It is happy and brings a smile to your face,” said Mike, who is founder of Mike Walker Entertainment. The married father of three said the release is more than a tale of discovering independence as a musician – it is a dream fulfilled. “Just because you are 50, you can make dreams happen. Regardless of your age, you can do it.
You just have to put your mind to it and do it. To be successful, you have to have the right people around you.”

The Jimmy Star Show is pleased to showcase the expertise and talent of Michael Walker and all anticipate a fun and informative time talking with him   about his music, career  and the entertainment industries at large.. Join King of Cool Jimmy Star, and Cool Man about Town Ron Russell as they have a playful and sometimes wild time with the talented featured guest!

To hear Michael Walker  live on The Jimmy Star Show tune in to W4CY Radio on Wednesday July 24th, 2013 from 3-5 pm ET and 12-2 pm PT online at www.w4cy.com from anywhere in the world.

The Jimmy Star Show is a Russell Star Production. The Jimmy Star Show only promotes guests and talents held in regard by executive producer Jimmy Star. The Jimmy Star Show is recorded live at the W4CY Radio station in Wellington, Florida. W4CY Radio is available through worldwide streaming live online via iTunes Radio or at w4cy.com and affiliates around the globe. W4CY Radio is brought to listeners by The Intertainment Network, and is ranked 13th in the world for internet talk radio listeners in over 190 countries.

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The official site for W4CY Radio may be found at http://www.w4cy.com

The official site for the Jimmy Star Show may be found at http://www.JimmyStarShow.com

The official site for Michael Walker may be found at http:www.MichaelWalkerMusic.com

For The Jimmy Star Show Podcast rebroadcast of past live shows visit http://www.jimmystarshow.com

The Jimmy Star is syndicated and can be heard on the following radio stations:

http://www.W4CYradio.com in Wellington, Florida

http://www.WROMradio.net in Detroit, Michigan

http://www.PlanetRadioNetwork.com in Los Angeles, New York, London and Ontario

http://www.Jackaloperadio.com in Kansas City, Missouri

http://www.76StreetNetwork.com, Nebraska

http://www.BadTomato.FM Washington, Dc
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