Walter “Wolfman” Washington says he found his true self on the guitar. He also found his life’s work as a musician, first as a sideman with Irma Thomas and Lee Dorsey, and then as the leader of his own band, The Roadmasters. He’s one of the most innovative and distinctive guitar players around.
In recent years, Washington stripped down his electric blues and rocking r&b sound to record, My Future Is My Past, a compelling and intimate CD produced by Galactic member Ben Ellman. The album continues to resonate with listeners. He continues to draw crowds as a solo performer and with Joe Krown and Russell Batiste Jr.