Singer-Songwriter & Grammy Award producer Ira Walker is a naturally prolific with the style and sound that can cross genres, making him one of the most versatile performers and recording artist today. Ira can customize his performance to suit the venue and audience.
About Ira Walker…….Southern Soul is the best way to say Ira Walker. His musical pedigree has evolved into a unique style of Blues, Rock, & Soul. This music will touch the soul and raise your spirits!!
Ira is now recording at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco putting the finishing touches on his latest CD, “Western Hero” due for release in June. This is a follow up to the critically acclaimed CD “Blame Me” which got Grammy consideration in 2014.
The 12 tracks on this CD run the gamut of the Blues genre, from Texas and the Mississippi Delta to Chicago. Ira’s songwriting, combined with his unique vocal style and musicianship, are central to what the blues are all about. “Blame Me” is the blues meets The Blues.
Ira has written and performed with a star studded list of Music Icons, including Steve Miller, Joe Satriani, Eddie Money, Carlos Santana, Brian May, & Tommy Castro. He toured Europe with Keb’ Mo in 2000. In 2002, as singer/bass player, Ira recorded with the Trichromes featuring Neal Schon (Journey), Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead), and legendary lyricist Robert Hunter.
Working as a songwriter for 7 years with Warner/Chapel publishing he co-wrote the pop hit “I Wanna Go Back” for Eddie Money and has worked on records that include, Lenny Williams (Tower of Power), Gregg Rolie (Santana), Travis Tritt, Randy Travis, Lee Ann Womack, Patti Loveless, Steve Earle, & David Lee Murphy.
With 14 album producer credits to date, Ira is always searching for Talented young Artists to lend his expertise. Known as a Musician’s, Musician, his Debut CD, “Blame Me” features many world renowned players – Brent Mason, Buddy Hyatt, Steve Hunter, Jack White, Brad Gillis, Monty Byrom, and David Kaffinetti aka “Viv Savage” (Spinal Tap) to name a few.
Ira Walker is…..
“A true organic example of when soul meets roots”
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