Meet Dave Walton
Dave Walton is a currently a freelance musician living and working in Tucson, Arizona, performing wide and eclectic mix of music ensembles. Recent performances include performing as either Timpanist or Percussionist with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the Arizona
Opera, the Tucson Pops Orchestra, Arts Express, and many other classical ensembles. He also performs as a bassist with the salsa/Latin‐jazz groups Salsarengue, and Descarga, as either drumset artist and/or bassist with Reno del Mar, in addition to performing as a solo
steel drum artist with the Caribbean music group Steel del Sol. Mr. Walton has also performed with several touring Broadway productions, including the national tours of Hairspray, 42nd Street, The Full Monty,
and Dr. Dolittle; and he regularly works with many local theater companies in Tucson, including the Arizona
Theater Company, The Invisible Theater, Arizona Onstage Productions and the Beowulf Alley Theater. Mr. Walton ispast Principal Timpanist and Principal Percussionist with the Acadiana, the Lake Charles, and the Rapides Symphonies of Louisiana, as well as numerous regional symphony orchestras around the country. In addition, he also performed and recorded with the chamber music quartet Pastiche. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he holds a Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Percussion Performance and Jazz Studies, and performs onall manner of orchestral, popular and world music percussion and electric bass.
All music is arranged for the 5 voice texture: Lead, Double Tenors, Double Seconds, Cello, Bass, and Drums.
Ranges are as follows:
If you have an interest in any specific tune, I would be happy to create an arrangement for you. Email me with your specific
Night in Drambuie
Intermediate | Calypso
Beginning | Calypso
-Atilla the Hun/arr. D. Walton
Beginning / Calypso