Music Birthday Shout-outs for March 17th

Happy Birthday to Harold Ray Brown (born March 17, 1946)...a founding  member of the funk band WAR. Harold had a number of roles over the  years, acting as drummer, percussion, vocalist and band leader.

Happy  Birthday to singer-songwriter, actress and reality television  personality Tamar Braxton-Herbert (born March 17, 1977), still commonly  known as Tamar Braxton.

Happy Birthday to our wonderful friend, singer/musician Chris Walker (born on March 17th).

Chris  has had the opportunity to play with such Jazz greats as Ornette  Coleman, Art Blakey, Bob James, Jimmy Heath, Cassandra Wilson and  countless others. Mastering his skills on the drums, bass, piano and  guitar his musicianship garnered him a position as the musical director  for R&B songstress Regina Belle. He had been musical director, bass  player, and background vocalist for the late-great Al Jarreau for many  years, until Al's recent passing.

Chris has had 4 solo projects --1991: "First Time"; 1993: "Sincerely Yours"; 2005: "I Know It's Love"; 2011: "Zone" 

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