Growing up in the church Walter began playing at the tender age of 2. His enjoyment of drumming expanded through his education as he played in the jazz and marching bands all through elementary, junior high and high school. While attending Solano Community College he also played with the jazz band under the instruction of Music Professor Mr. Delbert Bumper. Having extensive experience playing Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Neo Soul, Alternative Rock, Latin and Blues along with anything in between. Walter is a versatile musician who takes his craft seriously while having fun. Walter’s love of music and skillful playing has afforded him the opportunity to play in several live recordings, live shows as well as complete studio work including the use of click tracks. He’s had the opportunity to play at the 12th Annual American Gospel Quartet Convention where many gospel legends where in attendance as well as the AGQC Hall of Fame luncheon honoring The Williams Brothers. He has also played in live performances with Tachina Danielle (Tri-Une Entertainment), Bobby Gonzales (guitarist for Tina Marie and Mariah Carey), Kenny Lattimore, Dave Hollister, Darius McCrary (actor and singer), Holy Cry (Spirit West Coast Tour 2007), Derek "DOA" Allen (producer/musician/songwriter and two-time Dove and three-time Stellar award nominee), Jaguar Wright (Artemis_Records), Troy Sneed (Emtro Gospel), Eric Smith (bass player for Rihanna), Aaron Young (new artist) and Sene’ of Prototype for live shows and recordings. Walter has worked with Joe Archie (BBMP Entertainment) on various artist albums; he is the music director and currently touring with Kevin Archie of BBMP Entertainment on a House of Blues tour as well as playing and traveling with artist David Garibaldi (Rhythm and Hue). He was also the touring with singer, songwriter and producer Robert Brookins (formerly with Earth, Wind and Fire).
Walter can be heard at http://www.myspace.com/getunplugged on the song Midnight Ride which was the #1 requested song on KSFM’s Future Flava Show 102.5 FM as well as at www.myspace.com/916drummer and live weekly at Marilyn's on K in Sacramento, CA.
Walter is currently the drummer for David Garibaldi the performance painter. He was in the top 4 on the show America got talent.
Walter Williams web site. www.artbykenny2.wix.com/waltdrums