Sat, February 9, 2013
Snap on 2&4 Presents: Charles "Wigg" Walker
Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9 - 8PM
The Jazz Cave
Nashville Jazz Workshop, 1319 Adams Street
For our first February Snap on 2&4, NJW is proud to present two nights of world class music with renowned soul singer Charles "Wigg" Walker! The local legend will be backed by the incredible organ trio of Charles Treadway on the Hammond B3, guitarist Pat Bergeson, and drummer Pete Abbott. Mark your calendars now for Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9!
Charles Walker is one of the few remaining original soul singers from back in the day when "old school" was brand new. He is a consummate entertainer with a resumé far too extensive to list. A Nashville native, Charles cut his first record here in 1959 for Ted Jarrett's legendary Champion labels. In 1960 he moved to New York City, where he worked regularly in both the recording studios and nightclubs. In 1962, he was recording with Chess Records and soon signed as lead singer with the J.C. Davis Band, with whom he toured the country opening for many of the all-time greats of the era, including James Brown, Etta James, Wilson Pickett, and Otis Redding, just to name a few. ...
Monica Ramey added this event on January 28, 2013