Walker; this debut album it is also an introduction of a new genre of music - Musical Poetry. The
differentiating factor of musical poetry is that it is performed without verses, choruses, bridges and hooks
as in all other genres.
The key to the furor over this work is Alonzo's passion that comes through with each poem. Nothing speaks
more profoundly of this passion as his 'Tribute to My Mom' poem that was the genesis of this project.
Alonzo wrote this poem when his mother passed away at age 79 in 2001. From that pain came passion and
procession. The sequel to this poem three months later titled 'Miss You Much' is a deluge of his heart in the
poetic verbalized form. Alonzo also expresses his knowledge and life skills of the corporate life in the
poems 'The Experience of a Lifetime' and 'Change Agent'.
Remarkably what is also noteworthy is Alonzo's love and warmth for his children. As so expressed in 'A
Man Called Dad' he eloquently describes what he didn't have juxtaposed with the father he has become. In
a lighter more versatile moment Alonzo, a lifelong Cubs fan, also writes about his disappointment with the
club's loss in the 2003 Playoffs.
All of Alonzo's poems were written and performed by him to a background of classical music. The
symphonic classical music and the alluvion mosaic sound of Alonzo's passionate voice resonate so clearly it
feels like he's speaking to you personally. More than writing a poem, a short story is told that is a reflection
of life's experiences that undoubtedly resonates universally with the listener.
Alonzo is an accomplished poet having written hundreds and now is introducing his talent through musical
poetry. A former corporate executive, Alonzo held key strategic roles in human resources for over 17
years. While he has both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from Southern Illinois University he is always
seeking the 'real life' perspective that the demands of everyday living dictates.
This new, revolutionary and timely introduction of musical poetry has been described as a breath of fresh
air to all that has heard it and promises to be a lifelong encouragement to each listener.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Real Life Solutions
2. Experience of A Lifetime
3. Tribute To My Mom
4. Miss You Much
5. A Man Called Dad
6. I Want To Be Free
7. Change Agent
8. I Am Able
9. Free At Last
10. The Corporate Game
11. I Still Have A Dream
13. Wait Till Next Year