George Walker can be contacter through the information below.

eMail - Gww36@hotmail.com
Phone - (402) 496-2233

 

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George Walker 

www.georgewalkermusic.com 

gww36@hotmail.com 

402-496-2233  cell 402-871-1469

Education: 

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California, 1986, continuing education studies business courses. 

Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, 1968 - 1969, Diploma certificate, studies included music arranging, harmony, theory, and jazz improvisation. 

Musicians Unions: 

Local 9 Boston, Massachusetts, Local 47 Hollywood, California, and Local 70-558 Omaha, Nebraska. 

Recording and live shows: Tommy Tucker, Freddy Scott, Dee Clark, Rosie Grier, Lou Rawls, Bill Cosby, Paul Humphrey, Harvey Mason, Kenny Burrell, Stix Hooper, Freda Payne, Barry White, Jerry Lewis. 

Major performances: 

Apollo Theatre, Regal Theatre, Howard Theatre, Royal Theatre, White River Front Stadium, Atlanta Stadium, Yankee Stadium, Palmer House, Saint Regis Hotel, Harrah’s Casinos, Disney Land, Disney World, and Circle Star Theatres. 

Local live performances: 

Jazz on The Green, Lied Lodge, Press Club, Lauritzen Botanical Gardens, local and neighboring Iowa wineries. 

Major television shows: 

Merve Griffin, Mike Douglas, Smothers Brothers, Saturday Night Live, and many local television shows. 

Honors and awards: 2009 Jazz concert at The Durham Museum Omaha featuring my music 

2009 Participated in the Nebraska Arts Council Creative Capital Professional development Program

2008 Opening act for The River Front Blues Jazz Festival 2007 Provided guitar music lessons for Omaha school of Music 2007 Provided guitar music lessons for Latino Museum 2007 Produced and hosted The George Walker Music Variety Show on Cox Cable channel 23 featuring "How to Play Today’s Guitar Music Today" 2006 Award for composing scores for drama, comedy, and the best video for the Hot Shops Film Festival 

2006 Composed music for "Art for Your Ears" for the Joslyn Art Museum 

2006 Released CD George Walker’s Blues Jazz and Rock 2005 Provided music critique for American Idol on Fox 42 television 2004 Music award for Blues Guitar Playing Midwest Entertainment 2003 Published the book "How to Play Today’s guitar Music Today" 2002 Provided guitar instruction lessons for Metro Community College 2001Contributing writer for the book "African American Jazz and Rap’ University of Omaha, Nebraska 2000 Released the CD "One Way or Another the Blues" 1999 Endorsed Samick guitars one of the largest makers of guitars in the world 1999 Won the Nebraska Arts Council Award for music writing contest judged by Jackson Berkey