Rob Walker has performed with many of music's most notable acts including Wayne Newton, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, The Temptations, The Supremes, and The Moody Blues. He recently was the guest soloist and arranger for the United States Air Force Jazz Commanders tour. He was recognized by Downbeat magazine as a Musician Deserving Wider Recognition. As a jazz soloist, Walker appeared at the 2002 Park City International Jazz Festival and at the San Miguel International Jazz Festival in Mexico in 2000 and 2002. In 2004, he appeared with Brent Jensen along with the Lewis Nash Quintet at the Living Legends Jazz Festival. He has also shared bebop licks with such jazz masters as David Fathead Newman, John Heard, Gene Ludwig, Ray Santisi, Gary Foster, Bobby Shew, Lanny Morgan, Jeff Hamilton, Clay Jenkins, Kim Richmond, and Mike Vax. Rob and Brent Jensen have collaborated on a variety of projects including their latest CD on Origin Records entitled Art of the Groove.
Walker is quite active as a composer/arranger. His TV credits include Friday Night Lights, Cold Case, Army Wives, The O.C., Shark, and Ugly Betty. His Film Credits include College Road Trip(2008) and Fired Up!(2009). His music can be heard on a series of new Honda commercials. He creates customized charts for any sized ensemble and recently completed a chart of drummer Harvey Mason for his South Africa Big Band tour. He is a composer in residence with Five Alarm Music, a leading film/TV production company in Los Angeles. He begin his film writing career as a guest composer with Mike Post Productions.