Solo Artist, Session Vocalist, Performer and Frontman with ‘Rattlin Bone’ and ‘The MCT’
A successful songwriter, composer, musician and vocalist noted for his characterful vocals and swaggering ‘live’ performances. Working across many styles and genres; blues, soul, jazz, alternative and adult contemporary.
Currently working on a Solo album with musical arranger, Danny Flam. Singles ‘Drive’ and ‘Same Thing’ have been released and created a huge buzz about this project, followed by his EP of Big Band Fusion featuring the instrumentals ‘Appointment in Samarra’ and ‘Jawbreaker’. Featuring a host of talented musicians and vocalists and spawning a network of musicians who are able to work with each other across the globe, the forthcoming album ‘Moon Over Indigo’ is much anticipated.
Wily Bo is also working in a duo with vocalist and songwriter, Kareña Kelly, and currently recording an album. With the debut single ‘Angels In The Night’ released and available on iTunes, Amazon and all the usual online stores they are receiving high critical acclaim for their creative mix of blues, jazz and gospel.
Wily Bo is the frontman (and performer of legend!!!) with Rattlin Bone, one of the UK’s finest festival bands and regularly invited to gig across Europe. The debut album ‘The Life and Death Of…’ is constantly selling out at gigs. It is also doing well as a download from iTunes and all usual online stores. Currently, Wily Bo Walker is writing and recording the second Rattlin Bone album with Li’l Neill, Clarky, Kareña Kelly and the other 10 members of the band.
Frontman and performer with his guitar based band, the Mescal Canyon Troubadours, Wily Bo Walker is also currently recording their album ‘Stone Cold Beautiful’.
Already successfully releasing three singles to critical acclaim…
’Loan Me A Dime’
, ‘Motel Blues’
Wily Bo’s vocals and story-telling, Edward Brayshaw’s seminal guitar playing and Kareña Kelly’s beautiful backing vocals combine to create a classic, timeless blend of blues.
On the more traditional jazz side, the Wily Bo Walker Quintet, featuring the legendary Teddy Charles on vibes, recorded a version of the Billie Holiday classic ‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’ at the beginning of 2011, to high critical acclaim.