HARLEM, United States
"The Mellisonant Album" is the 5th CD release from Harlem native Walter Christopher. Mr. Christopher has put his fluid songwriting skills to work, offering his R&B fans and smooth jazz lovers, hypnotic rhythms and dulcet melodies over soulful jazz grooves. Walter joined forces on production with Hubert Eaves IV who has worked with Erykah Badu and Lisa Lisa. He also enlisted the talent of world renowned Trumpeter Barry Danielian and Alicia Keys’ saxophonist Dave Watson. The 1st single from the collection "You're Beautiful" has been well received by the "smooth jazz" community, placing #9 on Smooth Jazz Now's Top 50 Chart. The title track "Mellisonant," with its alluring harmonies and mesmeric bass line takes listeners on a smooth sonic journey reminiscent of an Earth, Wind & Fire jam.
Well respected for his performance skills and trademark vocals, Mr. Christopher has opened for Kem, Lyfe Jennings, Leela James, Vivian Green, Oleta Adams, En Vogue, Fat Joe, Diahann Carroll, Boys II Men, Keith Sweat, Kenny Lattimore, Allyson Williams, Mikki Howard, Jon Lucien, Marion Meadows, Donald Harrison, and others. Walter has released 4 Cd's, "It's All About Love - Vol. 1," "Can't Wait," “It’s All About Love – Vol. 2” In the Fall of 2012 he released a remix CD entitled, "Walt Chris - The Remix." Walter has worked with producers Mark Wilson, Rhemario “Rio Beats” Webber of Lyfe Jennings fame and Hubert Eaves IV.
His music has been in rotation with Urban Adult Contemporary Radio at WHUR (Wash. DC), KJLH (Los Angeles, CA), KOKY (Little Rock AR), KMEZ (New Orleans), KQXL (Baton Rouge, LA), WNOV (Milwaukee, WI), WAKB (Augusta, GA), KRMP (Oklahoma City, OK), WYBC (New Haven, CT), WWMG (Montgomery, AL), WMPZ (Chattanooga, TN), WLXC (Columbia, SC), WBTF (Lexington, KY) and WNSB (Norfolk, VA). Featured and/or played on SoulMusic.com, SoulTracks.com, Music Choice, Pandora, Jango, DMX, SpaFax, UK Soul Charts, AccuRadio, Live365.com, SolarRadio, Danceteria, Northwest and American Airlines in-flight radio and several other internet and digital stations. All of his music is currently available on iTunes and Amazon.com (US and UK).