Mike Walton is a native of GA who began studying saxophone at the age of 10. In high school, he began to study jazz under Kenyon Carter which led him to earn his bachelors degree in music performance at Valdosta State University. In 2012, he enrolled at Georgia State University where he received his masters degree in Jazz studies. While in Atlanta, Mike has had the opportunity to perform with some of the best musicians in the city including Joe Gransden, Russell Gunn, and Mace Hibbard. He has even performed with internationally known artists such as Donny McCaslin, Eddie Daniels and Joey Defrancesco. While his primary instrument is saxophone, Mike performs on clarinet and has basic proficiency on piano.
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 – 9pm & 11pm shows
Where: Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe – 660 Peachtree Street – Atlanta, GA
For additional info, visit http://www.churchillgrounds.com/