DJ Blues House/Blues Walker - Saxophonist | Skarpnäck, Sweden
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With a long life experience in music, I'm very versatile to play many styles of jazz, blues, soul, acid jazz and deep house. I've worked as a blues singer sax and harmonica player for over 45 years. What I'm looking for now is to perform a solo DJ saxophone show. Playing deep house and jazz. This idea came from working as a saxophonist on cruise ships nine months a year for three years. I found the most DJ's had little connection to the roots of the music they were playing, they knew very little about music at all. So I thought to myself, why not do both jobs? Now along the side of my blues ca ... reer, I have worked up a DJ sax show of my own that includes music for people of all ages. Mostly deep house soul and jazz.
Live DJ deep house mix, chill out mixed Jazz and pop standards,The Shadow of your Smile,Angel Eyes,Are You Lonesome Tonight,As Time Goes By, Auld Lang Syne, Autumn Leaves,Black Orpheus,Blue Bossa,Blue Moon,Careless Whisper,Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White, Christmas Song, Cry Me a River,Days of Wine and Roses,Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Flamingo, Fly Me To The Moon, Georgia On My Mind, Harlem Nocturne,How High The Moon, I Can't Get Started,Lover Man,Misty,Moon River,Moondance,The Nearness Of You,Perdido,Round Midnight,Softly As in A Morning Sunrise, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,Song For My Fa ... ther,St James Infirmary,Stormy Weather,Summertime,Sunny,Sugar,Wave,When The Saints Go Marching In...
Derrick Roy Michael Walker (Big Walker/Blues Walker/Blues House) born 1953 at Fort Sill, Lawton Oklahoma.
Sings and writes his own music, plays tenor and alto saxophone, electronic wind instruments and harmonica.
Extremely versatile in many styles of American folk music, blues, country, soul and rock n roll.
Has now reinvented himself into the modern world playing Deep House, Chill, EDM and considers himself to be the inventor of Blues House music.
As Mr. Blues House he often plays the electronic wind instrument setting the standard for emulating the electric guitar, showing his love fo ... r rock or heavy metal mixed with jazz music.
His singing, with a majestic stage presence and a dark voice between Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix.
He plays Chicago style saxophone with a touch of King Curtis, Eddie Shaw, Clarence Clemons.
He played in The Luther Tucker Band backing artists such as Lowell Fulson, Percy Mayfield, Big Mama Thornton, Jimmy Dawkins...
He plays the harmonica in many styles such as James Cotton, Sonny Terry, Charley McCoy but still very much himself.
Recorded and toured with Michael Bloomfield Band in the late 70's. Played in several bands and on many CD recordings with folk blues musician Eric Bibb. Derrick toured and recorded with Zora Young, Jimmy Dawkins...
Performed in Broadway musical Big River, West Side Story and makes guests appearance in Panetoz Dansa Pausa music video, The Hives Go Right Ahead music Video and the J-Son Mr.Feelgood music video.
Touring with his band and pickup bands over the last years in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and most recently Thailand, Japan, and China.
As aanEDM musician has played for Tallink Silja Serenade, Symphony, and Galaxy on the Baltic Sea. Spending approximately 600 days and nights at sea playing saxophone lounge with a DJ or as a stand-alone saxophone handling the DJ equipment and playing the saxophone himself. with music from Prince, Sade, Bruno Mars mixed in with jazz standards and deep house he pleases a very wide range of people on any ship or in any hotel.
is CD releases, Still Dream Walking and new CD Root Walking worldwide release out now.
Big Walker/Blues Walker/ Blues House
Derrick Walker endorses and is sponsored by Trevor James saxophones Hong Kong office.
The most Recent is. Six Months as the main entertainer at Hotel Muse Bangkok Thailand, three-year contract with MS Silja Line DJ Saxophone Lounge Three months and House of Jazz and Blues in Shanghai
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Event Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment.Blues gig.
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