Royal Academy of Music Jazz Orchestra – John Taylor Celebration (12 October 2022) – London Jazz News

This September would have seen the 80th birthday of pianist and composer John Taylorwho died just two months before his 73rd birthday in 2015. The Royal Academy of Music Jazz Orchestra will perform a concert of Taylor’s big band works on 12 October, joined by special guests Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Nikki Iles and Liam … Read more

Ten Tracks by John Taylor I Can’t Do Without…by Liam Noble – London Jazz News

In the latest of our series where musicians consider idols, or formative influences, Liam Noble writes about his favorite tracks by pianist John Taylor. Liam writes: John Taylor. Photo credit: Ralf Dombrowski I don’t think of John Taylor as a “jazz pianist”. He was a “Taylorist”. He was his own man. I used to watch … Read more

Creed Taylor 1929 — 2022

Creed Taylor, a groundbreaking jazz record producer and executive who founded two of the most highly influential record labels in the music, died August 22 in Winkelhaid, Germany. He was 93. His death was announced in a social media statement by Impulse! Records, one of the two companies Taylor created (in 1960). His son John … Read more

Creed Taylor Productions, Part 2 article @ All About Jazz

Part 1 | Part 2 The place in jazz history held by Creed Taylor is impeccable, stylish, and essential. He produced some of the best music for some of the best labels dedicated to jazz, then formed his own label and with meticulous preparation and his musician’s ear kept on making great jazz records. Taylor … Read more

Creed Taylor Productions, Part 1 article @ All About Jazz

Part 1 | Part 2 The place in jazz history held by Creed Taylor is impeccable, stylish, and essential. He produced some of the best music for some of the best labels dedicated to jazz, then formed his own label and with meticulous preparation and his musician’s ear kept on making great jazz records. Taylor … Read more

Taylor Scott Band Premieres New Single, ‘Talk To Me’ – American Blues Scene

Half guitar guru and half singing, songwriting great Taylor Scott is gearing up for his next album release, The Hang, produced by longtime Los Lobos member Steve Berlin. Having grown up with the American West as the backdrop of his childhood, Scott traverses the expansive terrain of country music and old school blues. Scott was … Read more

Joanne Shaw Taylor Releases New Video ‘Can’t You See What You’re Doing To Me”(Live) Feat. Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Photo: Joanne Shaw Taylor by Kit Wood Joanne Shaw Taylor Releases New Video”Can’t You See What You’re Doing To Me” featuring a five-time Grammy nominee Kenny Wayne Shepherd from her upcoming album Blues From The Heart Live out June 10. Blues From The Heart Live will be available as a CD/DVD and CD/Blu-Ray package, including … Read more

Featured Interview – Joanna Shaw Taylor – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Laura Carbone Are some people destined to end up in certain professions? With the talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who began playing professionally at a very young age and was recently nominated for a Blues Music Award for Best Blues Rock Artist, that certainly seems to be the case. Blues Blast Magazine … Read more