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Richard Walton brings his smooth jazz combo to Columbia lakefront
Richard Walton brings his smooth jazz combo to Columbia lakefront

Among the changes guitarist/bassist Richard Walton has seen over the decades he's been involved in the area music scene, some of the more recent ones have taken wind from his sails. When WTMD, the Towson University station, changed its format from jazz to alternative, the Richard Walton Group lost its principal source of radio support. Other stations in the region also dropped the band from its playlists. "There are no smooth jazz stations in Baltimore at all now," Walton says. That doesn't mean no more radio, though. Fans and friends can set up their own RWG station on Pandora internet radio. You might also catch the group's music in a commercial from time...

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