Walter Washington

Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been a staple on the New Orleans music scene since first picking up a guitar in the 1950s. After some minor correction on technique and tuning, Wolfman hit the ground running by joining Lee Dorsey’s band after which Wolfman went on to form and front a number of his own bands. A consummate songwriter, Wolfman crafts his tunes with breadth and soul, building and releasing until he as wrung everything out that he can.  While often labeled as a bluesman, Wolfman is equally at home in jazz and funk settings, not content to strictly howl away on blues numbers. As a result of his hard work, Walter “Wolfman” Washington has received numerous awards and accolades for his work in the New Orleans music scene

Interview Date:
March 20, 2015
Job Title:
Musician

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