PHILAYVA - Great Music With a Philly Twist!


One of the hottest bands in the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area, Philayva features smooth jazz and R&B. The versatile band has performed at numerous venues throughout the tri-state area including The Firehouse Cafe, Warmdaddy’s, Puck Live, and The Temperance House. Performances for the Wawa Welcome America Festival, and the Lancaster Ave. Jazz Festival have amazed and delighted audiences.

Starting with a four piece band as a base, Philayva can add vocalists and additional instrumentation  to meet the needs of the client. Philayva’s core is Virgil Walker (Bass, Vocals), Bob Shields (Guitar), Alvin Banks (Keyboards), and Ted Brown (Drums).

To book Philayva for your venue or special occasion, contact Virgil Walker at (215) 764-2252.