Waylon Hicks has become known as a unique and talented artist and educator within the San Diego music scene. Waylon attended the Conservatory of Music at The University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA where he earned his BA degree in Music. He relocated to San Diego in 2006, and since then has made his home in Carlsbad, CA. He is a regular performer at many of the top local venues in San Diego and surrounding areas. Waylon strives to open audiences ears to something new, different and exciting. He continues to provide a fresh approach, creating music rather than replicating. Mr. Hicks is also a highly sought after music educator, maintaining a full schedule of private lesson students. Be sure to visit his Lessons Page to learn how to enroll in lessons with Waylon.
Currently you may catch one of Waylon's local shows with his band, "Waylon Hicks Project."
The Waylon Hicks Project is a top choice for Funky Jazz. We perform funk based jazz arrangements of a wide variety of tunes. You will hear jazz standards, originals and even some rock and pop covers in a way you've never heard jazz played before! WHP has a brand of music and sound that is all our own and is accessible to all crowds. We are an energetic group who wows audiences on a regular basis, pleasing jazz fans while also surprising those who are convinced they dislike jazz. The Waylon Hicks Project is happy to open our listener's ears to something unique, fresh and exciting! Multiple configurations of the band are available for your entertainment needs.
Duo: Saxophones and Keyboard,
Trio: Saxophones, Keyboard, Drums
Full Band: Saxophones, Keyboard, Bass, Drums