ADVERTISE WITH US

Make a difference: Support jazz online

Support All About Jazz Your friends at All About Jazz are looking for readers to help back our website upgrade project. Of critical importance, this project will result in a vastly improved design across all devices and will make future All About Jazz projects much easier to implement. Click here to learn more about this project including donation rewards.

Walter Atkins

Walter Atkins is an awarding winning photographer,writer and blogger in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About Me

Walter Atkins is an awarding winning photographer and writer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was a staff photographer and restaurant critic for Seattle’s Jazz NW, The Finer Things, and Big Fun Magazines covering the Pacific Northwest arts,music and entertainment scene. Born in San Francisco, Walter developed an eclectic taste in music. He saw and enjoyed diverse artists like Les McCann, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra, McCoy Tyner, Carlos Santana, Phyllis Hyman, Sly & The Family Stone, Weather Report, Aretha Franklin, Return To Forever, Miles Davis, The Moody Blues, The Chambers Brothers, Confunkshun, Grateful Dead, and many others. His photography has been exhibited at SF's Lush Life Gallery and the Joyce Gordon Gallery in downtown Oakland. KCSM-Jazz 91 has featured his work for The Jazz On The Hill concert. Check out my blog Walter Atkins Alacrity at: https://walteratkins.blogspot.com

My Favorites

  1. George Benson - Breezin'
  2. Aretha Franklin - Live at Fillmore West
  3. Miles Davis - Tribute To Jack Johnson