Darryl Walker sings Al Jarreau
July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
On Tuesday nights, the Festival of Arts’ brings to the stage some of Southern California’s most well-known tribute bands. Talented performers pay homage to music legends as they re-create popular songs. On Tuesday, July 17, Darryl F. Walker performs his tribute to the legendary Al Jarreau at the Festival of Arts.
Performer: Darryl Walker
Darryl Walker has been blessed with incredible talents. Since early childhood, when he could belt out “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” with the passion of Otis Redding, Darryl has grown into one of the most exceptional vocal talents in the industry and has graced some of the most notable venues and exclusive private events as well as notable jazz and R & B concerts in the country.
In addition to his stunning vocal abilities, Darryl Walker has also become known for an amazing talent on the saxophone. Specializing in R&B, Pop, Blues, and Jazz, Darryl has lit up countless live shows and recording sessions with leads and backgrounds… adding vocals or sax for a bevy of labels: Tabu, A&M, Motown, Mesa Blue Moon Records, Northern Blues, and Ripa Records. Bilingual skills have garnered him the honor of being the vocalist of choice for the pre-production team of world-renowned Latin artist Luis Miguel.
Darryl’s an active voting member of the Recording Academy’s Los Angeles Chapter. Also a member of AFTRA, he’s backed up guest stars on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and performed jingles for Dole, Pringles, Toyota, and Honey Nut Cheerios.
This double threat is known in the industry as a consummate professional. His natural talents, dedication to his craft, charisma and personal warmth come across with each and every performance. It’s easy to see what has made this artist a favorite with so many celebrity, society and corporate clients across the nation. Darryl Walker currently tours with his own band (Darryl F Walker Band) Greg Adams and East Bay Soul as lead vocalist and saxophonist, and Haute Chile Productions as lead vocalist, saxophonist, and percussionist.