FAMOUS INTERVIEWS WITH JOE DIMINO A Neon Interview with Jazz Vocalist JD Walters
Chicago Music Revealed with special guest vocalist JD Walters
JAZZIZ Without Fear
Interview from NPR - by Marty Moss Coanne Radio Times
Interview from AAJ - by Victor L. Schermer 2009
The Daily Star - Lebanon JD Walters takes singing to a different place at Blue Note
What's On Kiev - Leading Jazz Singer J.D. Walter
Interview -by Dave Thomas 1997


  • "He's built a reputation for going down his own idiosyncratic path, while simultaneously crafting music that's at once accessible and adventuresome, and undeniably soulful." -John Murph, Downbeat Magazine

  • "Not Bleckmann, not Elling, not even Murphy - can rival the outre audacity of JD Walter" - Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes

  • "...lithe and audacious" - Nate Chinen, New York Times

  • "I mean, he scats like nobody else. Comparisons fail me. He plays with long tones like Betty Carter, takes risks like Kurt Elling, possesses a velvety smoothness like Mel Torme, investigates wordless ululations like Milton Nascimento, croons with the confident serenity of a Nat Cole." - Bill Donaldson, Marge Hofacre, JAZZ NEWS


  • "The guy is like an instrument--a phenomenon!!" -Dave Liebman

  • "Five stars! Five stars I tell you! 'Sirens in the C- House' is without a doubt a five star CD...From track one to track nine a stunner." -Don Williamson, Allaboutjazz.com

  • "Vocalist JD Walter displayed a talent for scat singing that rivals the best in jazz history" - Michael Caruso, The Chestnut Hill Local

  • "He’s something else. It’s wonderful what he does, and did. He’s exciting to hear live, and he’s building up… “I was almost a little depressed after the record was all finished, because I said, “This is too good; this is too much above most jazz fans." - Mark Murphy, Jazziz