There are two Walter Beasleys: 1. An R&B-ish player whose music sometimes crosses over into jazz, Walter Beasley's sound is a bit derivative but he is a talented musician. After briefly playing trumpet, Beasley switched to saxophone when he was nine and was soon inspired by Grover Washington, Jr. He attended Berkley College and, after graduating at age 22, became one of the school's teachers. In 1987..