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Ursula Walker and Buddy Budson

We are pleased to announce, On August 5, 2012, Ursula received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Detroit Black Music Awards, honoring her 60-year career as a jazz vocalist in Detroit.

We are pleased to announce that, after a stellar 60-year performing career as a jazz vocalist, Ursula Walker has just released her first CD entirely under her own name.


 

Performances:

URSULA WALKER/BUDDY BUDSON – UPCOMING EVENTS:


Friday, May 16

Ursula Walker and the Buddy Budson Trio
Private fundraising event for eye research
Townsend Hotel in Birmingham.

 

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Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ursula Walker and the Buddy Budson Quintet
(featuring Dwight Adams, Keith Kaminski, Jeff Pedraz, and Rich Michaels) perform at a special luncheon reception unveiling the recent brick pavers for:

THE MICHIGAN WWII LEGACY MEMORIAL WALK OF HONOR        

The reception will be held at:

UAW-Ford National Progress Center
(formerly the Veterans Memorial Building)
151 Jefferson Ave. in downtown Detroit

Click here to download a PDF flyer

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Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Buddy Budson performs with the Dwight Adams Quartet


Baker's Keyboard Lounge
20510 Livernois, Detroit
Phone: 313-345-6300

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Wednesday – Friday, May 21-23

Buddy Budson performs with the Rayse Biggs Quintet
The Dirty Dog Jazz Café
97 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms
Show times & Reservations at 313-882-5299 ordirtydogjazz.com

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Sunday, June 1, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Buddy Budson: Solo Piano
Kresge Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Ursula Walker performs with Chris Collins
and the Detroit Jazz Festival All-Stars
V.I.P. Party for the Detroit Gold Cup Races
(Details T.B.A.)

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Wednesday through Saturday, July 30 - August 2, 2014:

Ursula Walker with the Chris Collins Quintet
Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe
Reservations: (313) 882-5299
or dirtydogjazz.com

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Saturday, August 30

Ursula Walker performs with
Chris Collins and the Detroit Jazz Festival All-Stars
A tribute to one of Detroit's bebop saxophone heroes, Sonny Red (Time and stage T.B.A.)

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Ursula Walker performs with the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra in a tribute to the legendary Detroit band leader, Jimmy Wilkins, who, at age 92, returns to his hometown from Las Vegas, for this special event.

The performance will feature arrangements by Jimmy’s brother, Ernie Wilkins, one of the great Count Basie Band arrangers. Buddy Budson will be the pianist with the D.J.F. Orchestra.

(Time and stage T.B.A.)



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Thursday, September 11th: 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Ursula Walker and the Buddy Budson Trio
Featuring Marion Haden and Gayelynn McKinney

WINE & DINE IN THE D

An evening of gourmet food, fine wine, and cool jazz

To benefit the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation,

Westin Book Cadillac,
1114 Washington Blvd. in downtown Detroit,

For more information, visit wineanddineinthed.com
or call 248-921-8835)
[Click here to download a flyer]


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