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Artist Information

  • Label: Independent
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Hometown: Waterford, Virginia

Biography

Quentin Walston is an active composer, pianist, and music educator in Northern Virginia.   He composes for piano and his jazz combo, blending memorable melodies and striking rhythms with adventurous improvisations.  Recently, Quentin premiered his new suite for jazz trio.  “The Good Book” based on his favorite passages in Scripture, highlights his development and role as a musician.  Quentin is also involved in music and jazz education.  Teaching lessons and classes to individuals of all ages, Quentin is excited to spread the joy of playing and learning music.  To hear Quentin Walston and see his newest works, please follow him on Facebook, Spotify, and YouTube.

Sample Recordings and Video

Additional Info

Recordings
  • “Frame This” Podcast Theme – 2021
  • “Clinical Gap” Podcast Theme – 2020
  • “Play” – Quentin Walston – 2019
  • “Introduction” Quentin Walston – 2017
Artist/Composer Residencies
  • Boysie Lowry Living Jazz Residency – 2015 & 2016
  • Loudoun Arts COLLAB Artist Residency – 2020
  • Catoctin School Of Music – Composer-In-Residence – present
Commissions and Large Works
  • “Les Contes d’Hoffman” upcoming suite for sextet
  • upcoming Video Series – Loudoun Jazz Society
  • “The Good Book” – suite for trio – 2020
  • “Loudoun Pastorale” – suite for quintet – 2020 – Loudoun Arts Council
  • “It’s All Right With Me” – arrangement for JMU Jazz Ensemble – 2014
Notable Previous Venues Played
  • Twins Jazz – Washington, D.C.
  • Hamilton Live – Washington, D.C.
  • The Queen Theater – Willmington, DE
  • Cafe Museum – Passau, Germany
  • The Barns Of Rose Hill – Berryville, VA
  • Franklin Park Arts Center – Purcellville, VA
  • Watermelon Parkfest – Berryville, VA

Press

“House Concert Series” Featured Artist

-Radio airplay: Washington D.C. WPFW 1/2021

-Radio airplay: Philadelphia WHYY 12/202

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