Scruffy lookin' J. Walter Hawkes
Hey There!

Greetings. I’m J. Walter Hawkes, but hey, you can call me Walter. I’m an Emmy-winning composer and a skilled trombone/ukulele player with a studio providing music in many forms for the greater Earth area. Here you will find numerous examples of works as well as a curated list of upcoming performances with various groups.

  • I provide original music for TV, Film, Video Games, and apps.
    Check out the "See" page for info and video examples.
  • I arrange/orchestrate music for everything from a horn or string section to a big band to a symphony orchestra. Check out the "Hear" page for info and audio examples.
  • I play trombone and ukulele all around the NYC area and the world. Check out the "Hear" for examples and the "Calendar" page for my schedule. If you'd like to be reminded of when I'm playing near you, you can sign up for a mailing list on the "Contact" page.
  • I have a recording studio in Long Island City that I can record most the above in. Check out the "About" page for more info.

Upcoming Performances

Calendar for July, 2024
Day?Time?Who?Where?Where???
07/01/2024Terry Waldo's Gotham City BandMoynihan StationMoynihan Station (33rd & 8th) SW corner
07/02/2024The Combine11th Street Bar510 E 11th Street, NYC
07/03/2024JWH Trio"On The 7" (formerly Domaine Wine Bar)5004 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
07/10/2024JWH Trio"On The 7" (formerly Domaine Wine Bar)5004 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
07/12/2024Terry Waldo's Gotham City BandGreeley Square PlazaBroadway between 32nd and 34th Streets, NY, NY
07/24/2024JWH Trio"On The 7" (formerly Domaine Wine Bar)5004 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
07/25/2024JWH Solo PianoM Wells 43-15 Crescent Street, Long Island City, NY 11101

I shall attempt my best cocktail piano for your cocktailing and dining pleasure. No requests.

07/31/2024JWH Trio"On The 7" (formerly Domaine Wine Bar)5004 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

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