Junior Walker United States
Junior Walker (born Autry DeWalt Mixon, Jr., June 14, 1931 – November 23, 1995) Biography Walker was born in Blytheville, Arkansas and grew up in South Bend, Indiana. His unmistakable saxophone style was the anchor for Jr. Walker & The All Stars rambunctious sound. The other original members of the group were drummer James Graves, guitarist Willie Woods, and keyboardist Vic Thomas. His career started when he developed his own band at the age of 14, in the mid-'50s as the 'Jumping Jacks'.