Justin Walter was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI in the United States. He is a jazz musician, composer and life long student of the trumpet. He has also spent a bit of time exploring the strange and beautiful sounds of the Electronic Valve Instrument, a rare wind controlled analog synthesizer. After spending a few years with this instrument at home and on the road, he saw two releases for the Life Like label. First was the WALTER double cassette (2012) and then the Dark Matter 12”(2013). His most recent release with this project is Lullabies & Nightmares(2013), out on kranky.