Conversation Piece

Conversation Piece gives people something to talk about! The band has been around Charlotte, performing for several years.

Conversation Piece consists of Willie Walker on bass guitar and vocals, Leroy Paige on saxophone and flute, Turner Battle on keyboards and Calvin Carter on drums.

Conversation Piece has been performing as a quartet for more than a decade. The four talented individuals with impressive musical backgrounds combine for a unique sound. Walker, Paige, Battle, and Carter bring together, not only, their love of music, but also, years of experience in the musical industry.

Here is a brief look at Conversation Piece. Walker, the group's leader, is a student of electronic music and composition. Walker, has performed with Clarke Terry, George Howard, Barbara Weathers (formerly of Atlantic Starr), Sibyl Lynch, Najee and Dick Smith (formerly of Earth Wind and Fire). Paige has toured extensively with several national bands in the United States and abroad. Among his credits include a performance in the Oscar nominated motion picture, "The Color Purple". His character was a saxophonist in Shug Avery's band under the direction of Quincy Jones. Battle a brilliant and talented musician. He is one of the most requested studio musicians in the United States and abroad. Carter, a native of Hartford, Connecticut has recorded numerous cd's. His musical interests have taken him from Washington DC to Los Angeles and east to New York where he continued to develop his skills as a Percussionist, performing at various clubs, locally and internationally. Conversation Piece the band everyone?s talking about!oming songs NIAGARA FALLS; "It's always there...just like my faith...it's always there".
Musical Styles:
»  Motown, Soul, Oldies, Beach, Variety
»  Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Classical
»  Hip-Hop, Urban, Current R&B