Kit Walker is a keyboardist and composer best known for his two Windham Hill Jazz releases, "Dancing on the Edge of the World", and "Fire in the Lake", which both received international top ten airplay, and critical acclaim. He has also toured the world and recorded with Kitaro, and has recorded and composed music for Steve Smith's Vital Information, as well as on Journey guitarist Neal Schon"s album "Electric World". He is the keyboardist with Jai Uttal and the Pagan Love Orchestra, appearing on their latest two albums, "Shiva Station", and the Grammy-nominated "Mondo Rama". His work can also be heard on recordings of rap stars Notorious B.I.G., SWV, and Jay-Z, which earned him a BMI award in the category of Urban Music in 2001.
More recently, Kit has turned to producing, including the two best-selling albums of the devotional singer Deva Premal, "Love is Space" and "Embrace", as well as his own world/jazz release "Freehouse". He also currently works with the Brazilian world jazz percussion master Airto Moreira and his wife, vocalist Flora Purim.
In a review in Jazziz magazine, Kit was called "the Henry Thoreau of Jazz" , due to his organic and original style of composing and playing, and his transcendence of genre-bound classifications.
His new album, "Freehouse" continues his explorations of the frontiers of jazz, funk, and new music.
For more information, please visit the Kit Walker website at www.kitwalker.com.
Players on the album "Freehouse" include Paul McCandless on woodwinds, Kai Eckhardt , bass, Gary Brown, bass, Alan Hertz, drums, Deszon Claiborne, drums, Alan Hall, drums, Marquinho Brasil, percussion, Kendrick Freeman, percussion.