Brian Walton


Brian is a classically trained musician of the Julliard School of Arts and works as a session musician, jingle writer and songwriter in Nashville TN and Austin TX. He is a long time ASCAP member with over 400 titles currently cataloged and has written, produced and/or performed 4 top ten hits and has been featured on many main stream album productions. He plays all the instruments on all his productions. When he plays with other bands it's usually the Guitar, Piano, Lap Steel, Pedal Steel or Violin (Fiddle).







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is the anchor that keeps my life sane

What is your music dream?

I'm already living it. Producing, writing and playing.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Eliminate politics

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Bad Company by Bad Company

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Eric Clapton, Albert Lee, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Delbert McClintock and of course B.B. King.

What inspires you to make music?

Life in General

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Hey have you heard this cool riff?

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I'm an entertainer, so I always have a blast.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

It's much harder to gain relevance mainly because musicians nowadays rarely come up with anything truly original. The music industry is over saturated and many musicians have lost sight of the purpose of music. To entertain.

What do you think of Drooble?

Can't say yet. Let me try it for awhile.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Setting up and tearing down my equipment.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Of course I do. I attend other musicians/bands gigs and offer help/guidance when asked.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

I'm still exploring that myself. I'll let you know when I figure that out.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Son House, Lightnin' Hopkins, Elmore James, Charley Patton