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Master Class with Robert Shahid: Bassist Kevin Walker

Kevin Walker is a celebrated bassist, producer and songwriter.

The Baltimore native has performed with some of the music industry’s most popular artists including: Prince, Patti Labelle, Jodeci, Justin Timberlake, and Kanye West.

Kevin got his big break at the young age of 14 when his high school principal, who was the brother of Wilson Pickett’s musical director, recommended Kevin to fill in for Wilson’s bass player.

“I think that um, God has a lot to do with it...", Kevin said in reference to his musical journey.

Click the audio to hear Kevin's interview with Robert Shahid. The two discuss musical influences, adversities, the history, legacy and impact of Black musicians and so much more!