Jason Walker, aka DJ Walk, has been a fixture in the Cleveland nightlife scene for many years. His schedule includes club gigs, corporate events, shows and more. His super popular "Gumbo" monthly at the B Side (which mixes DJs with live horns) on Coventry keeps him busy, as does his day job as the assistant director for a nonprofit social service agency.
How long have you been DJing? How did you get into it?
I've been DJing on and off since 14 years old. I really committed myself to the craft after college.
First record you ever bought?
Earth, Wind and Fire - All 'n All
What type of events do you DJ?
I do all events - clubs, cooperate, all that. My favorite places to DJ are lounges and dinner parties.
How would you describe your DJ style?
My DJ style is I am an entertainer!! I don't talk on the mic a lot but I enjoy entertaining the crowd. I could be the silent blend DJ but I really enjoy rocking the crowd and being energetic.
Where’s your favorite place in Cleveland to DJ?
I don't really have a favorite place to DJ. As long as the crowd is rocking, I'm with it.
I see you’ve been rocking the new Rane Twelve. How do you like it?
I like the new Rane, its the best of both worlds. I love vinyl, but I hate dealing with needles so it works for me 100%.
Favorite DJ memory?
I probably will say opening for MICK downtown Cleveland when they had that elevated platform (NYE 2016). It was like 40 feet in the air!! Super cool.
Top 3 wedding dance floor fillers?
Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
I HATE line dance songs ... HATE!!! … but people love them smh, so I got to play to the crowd.
Favorite track of 2018?
Travis Scott - Sicko Mode ft. Drake
You’re stuck on a desert island with only 1 record – what is it?
A Tribe Called Quest - Low End Theory. CLASSIC.