Educated at the University of North Texas, Martin Walters
is a top industry professional. As a studio musician, recording
engineer and producer, he has worked with artists such as Spyro
Gyra, Dave Koz, Patti Labelle, Grover Washington Jr., Richard
Elliot, Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire, Sly Stone, Tina
Marie, Kirk Whalum, Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris, Sarah
McLachlan, Stanley Turrentine, Najee and many others. A
pioneer in the art of surround sound mixing, Martin has engineered
numerous Billboard charting and Grammy winning albums, most
recently receiving a Grammy for “Best Contemporary World
Music Album” with Ladysmith Black Mambazo in 2008, and
“Jazz Record of the Year” with Esperanza
Spalding. In addition to a concentration on bass, Mr.
Walter’s students will benefit from the unique opportunity to
sit in on recording sessions with some of the most renowned
musicians in the world.