Greg Walker Music

Greg Walker Music
I am the Director of Music at Ocean View United Methodist Church in Oak Island, NC. This podcast will feature new and old releases of me playing the piano as well as drums and keyboards. Enjoy! This podcast is now in stereo. If you would like high …

Rock of Ages
Sep 23 • 3 min
Written by Thomas Hastings. Arranged by Greg Walker.
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Sep 16 • 4 min
A great hymn (my mom’s favorite) by Martin Luther. I arranged and recorded this one in 2007 for one of my CD releases.
Waltz (Op. 70, No. 2)
Sep 9 • 3 min
By Frederic Chopin.
How Beautiful
Sep 2 • 5 min
This is one of my favorite Communion Hymns. By Twila Paris.
Londonderry Air/Amazing Grace
Aug 26 • 4 min
A medley I arranged and recorded in 2007 that includes the popular melody, “Danny Boy”.
The Solid Rock
Aug 19 • 2 min
Arranged by Bill Wolaver. Recorded in 2004.
The Rapids
Aug 15 • 4 min
I wrote and recorded this in July of 2020. I’ve never been whitewater rafting, but I tried to capture the thrills and surprises of untamed water with this composition. Artwork by Madison Walker.
Traumeri (Op. 15, No. 7)
Aug 12 • 3 min
By Robert Schumann.
Blessed Assurance
Aug 5 • 3 min
I arranged and recorded this one for my CD, A Joyful Noise, back in 2007.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Jul 29 • 3 min
Arranged by Chris Rice. Recorded in honor of Ocean View’s new lead pastor, Edie Gleaves.
Jul 29 • 4 min
A beautiful song written by Liz Story. Recorded in July of 2020.
I’m Bound for the Kingdom/Goodbye World, Goodbye
Jul 22 • 3 min
This is an arrangement by Bill Wolaver that I recorded back in 2004.
Gentle Breeze
Jul 15 • 4 min
I hope this makes it easier to imagine sitting under a cool shade tree. Man, it sure is hot in Oak Island. Written and recorded in July, 2020.
Kum Ba Yah/I Have Decided to Follow Jesus
Jul 12 • 4 min
One of the first piano arrangements I did in the late 1990’s. This version was recorded and released in 2007. Brings back memories of church camp.
Moonlight Sonata (Op. 27, No. 2)
Jul 10 • 7 min
By Ludwig van Beethoven. Played by Gregwig van Walker :)
Rise Again
Jul 8 • 3 min
This is a song by Dallas Holm that my high school gospel group, One Accord, used to play back in the early 80’s. Arranged by Bill Wolaver.
America, the Beautiful
Jul 5 • 3 min
By Samuel A. Ward. Arranged by Heather Sorenson, from her book, Trusting.
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Jul 4 • 4 min
By William Steffe. Adapted from a choir arrangement by Peter Wilhousky. Recorded in 2004.
My Country, ‘Tis of Thee
Jul 1 • 2 min
Arranged by Heather Sorenson. Recorded June, 2020.
Changing Tides
Jun 30 • 4 min
Written and recorded during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic.
Jun 28 • 3 min
By Louis Bourgeois. Arranged by Mark Hayes. Recorded in 2004.
Maple Leaf Rag
Jun 24 • 3 min
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Old-Time Religion/Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Jun 21 • 2 min
Arranged by Mark Hayes. Recorded in 2004.
Things With Wings
Jun 19 • 3 min
One of my favorite pieces by New Age pianist, Liz Story.
I Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Jun 19 • 2 min
Arranged by Anthony Burger.
Song Without Words (Op. 102, No. 4)
Jun 19 • 3 min
Song Without Words (Op. 102, No. 4) by Felix Mendelssohn.
I Love To Tell the Story
Jun 19 • 2 min
Arranged by Greg Walker. Released on “A Joyful Noise” CD.
Let There Be Peace on Earth
Jun 19 • 3 min
This is another arrangement I did around 1997.
I’ll Fly Away
Jun 19 • 2 min
Arranged by Bill Wolaver.
How Great Thou Art
Jun 19 • 6 min
Arranged by Mark Hayes.
Spirit Song
Jun 19 • 3 min
An arrangement by Tom Howard from The Colours Keyboard Collection. Recorded in May, 2020.
Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Jun 19 • 4 min
Arranged by Mark Hayes. Orchestrated by Greg Walker. Here is another Spiritual I recorded in the mid-90s.
Morning Has Broken
Jun 19 • 2 min
This was the first piano arrangement I ever did. It was written and recorded in 1997.
Awesome God
Jun 19 • 3 min
The popular song by Rich Mullins. Arrangement by Bill Wolaver. This was orchestrated and recorded sometime around 2000.
Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord
Jun 19 • 3 min
Arranged by Mark Hayes.
Victory in Jesus
Jun 19 • 2 min
Arranged by Anthony Burger.
Jesus Loves Me
Jun 19 • 3 min
By William B. Bradbury. Arranged by Greg Walker.
All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name
Jun 19 • 4 min
Written by Oliver Holden and James Ellor. Arranged by Greg Walker. I combined the 2 popular hymns from the Methodist hymnal, complete with drum solo!
Impromtu (Op. 142, No. 2)
Jun 19 • 7 min
From my album “Classic” Greg. Written by Franz Schubert.
When the Saints Go Marching In
Jun 19 • 2 min
This is Traditional Spiritual I arranged in 2007. It was released on my CD, A Joyful Noise.
Jun 19 • 3 min
Arrangement by Bill Wolaver. Song by Wayne Watson. Recorded in 2004.
Via Dolorosa
Jun 19 • 5 min
Arranged by Dino Kartsonakis. Recorded in 1998.
There’s Power in the Blood
Jun 18 • 1 min
Arranged by Charity Book Putnam.
Claire de Lune
Jun 18 • 5 min
By Claude Debussy. Recorded in 2012.
I Will Arise and Go to Jesus
Jun 18 • 4 min
This is a piano/string version I recorded back in 2004. Arranged by David Hamilton.
Sanctuary Medley
Jun 18 • 6 min
A great song written by pianist, Greg Maroney. It is interwoven with the tune Simple Gifts throughout.
Amazing Grace
Jun 18 • 3 min
Arranged by Charlie Miller.
His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Jun 18 • 2 min
A joyful jazz waltz version of His Eye Is on the Sparrow. Arranged by Bill Wolaver.
Jun 17 • 4 min
This song was written and recorded in April, 2020. I hope you enjoy it.
Beyond Time
Jun 17 • 4 min
This was released on my “Classic” Greg CD in 2012. I wrote it originally as a progressive rock song for a band I was drumming for in the early 90’s, but adapted it and re-wrote it in 2012 to be a full piano solo.
Jun 17 • 4 min
My latest composition which I wrote and recorded in May, 2020 during the Covid-19 Stay at Home orders. As I was composing, I was remembering all the long road trips I used to take. Enjoy!
New Creation
Jun 17 • 3 min
This is a previously unreleased song I wrote and recorded back in 2008.
Gypsy Rondo (From Trio in G)
Jun 17 • 3 min
By Franz Joseph Haydn.