Mariano's Best Kept Secret

Pianist Joyce Renee performs jazz, classical and instrumental standards at the following locations:

Mariano’s Bronzeville - 39th & South King Drive, Chicago

Saturday, Feb 11th 1PM – 7PM

Sunday, Feb 26th 1PM – 7PM

Mariano’s Edgewater - 5201 North Sheridan, Chicago

Saturday, Feb 4th 1PM – 7PM

Sunday, Feb 19h 1PM – 7PM

The Joyce Renee Band

Saturday, Dec 5, 2016 - 12:00PM - 1:00PM
- Polar Poolaza - Loyola Plaza Redline
(6550N/1200W) @ Sheridan Rd, Chicago IL (Featuring the Joyce Renee Band)

JOYCE RENEE WALKER performs live this month
at Mariano's in Bronzeville & Edgewater Stop by the store and enjoy the wonderful sounds of pianist Joyce Renee starting at 1PM


Joyce Walker, Keyboard and Vocalist
A prolific composer, songwriter & singer, Joyce has performed at various Chicago establishments such as Mariano's, Leona’s Piano Bar, The Joynt, The Roots Room, and many other venues and events.

Kenneth Walker, Drums
A Chicago native, Ken has been drumming since the age of 17. He has performed with many artists, most notably the Soul group, Ripple, whose ‘70s hit, “I Don’t Know What It Is/Sho’ Is Funky” was covered by the Rap duo, Kid & Play. When touring, Ripple opened for legendary performers like the Miracles, the Dramatics, Millie Jackson, and the Stylistics. Ken is the husband of Joyce Renee.

Stann Champion, Guitar
Worldwide musician in the reggae/rock industry and owner of The Roots Room, Chicago.


Hire the Band
The Joyce Renee Band LOVES to perform. Contact us: Ruth Wilson @ (312) 860-4500 to book the band at your next fundraiser, special event, jazz club or holiday celebration.

Watch Us Live
The Joyce Renee Band frequently plays at venues on Chicago's northside. Keep update on events via this website and join us for some live entertainment. If you would like to book the band for your event contact Ruth Wilson @ (312) 860-4500. Also, watch us perform live on You Tube at the JWalker Show.

Special Events
The Joyce Renee Band loves to performs at various venues around the City of Chicago. We already have a great time playing to a wonderful audiences of guests and outstanding and staff.

Musical Spotlight

As Featured in Senior Living

Pianist Joyce Renee recognized for her musical talents in News Star Newspaper (Rogers Park Edition)

Contact Graphiclite directly for printed copies of the article


Talk Show Host, Joyce Renee
Did you know that Joyce Walker is also the host of the longest running talk show on Chicago's own CAN-TV? Last year, she was a Red Carpet Host at the Chicago Music Awards presentation ceremony. Perhaps many of this year's nominees will remember her smiling face and pleasant personality.

We look forward to the same opportunities again this year and hope to see you all there! Joyce interviewed several of the Chicago Music Awards winners last year on our show that aired on Comcast cable Channel 19 in Chicago. For more details visit the Issues and Artists website.

More Info Coming Soon

Artist Management

Graphiclite Co.
c/o Ruth Wilson
Phone: (312) 924-2814
E-mail: graphiclite2@gmail.com