MP3 Will Taylor - Live from Austin
Electric jazz fusion violist Will Taylor plays a live set of standards live from Austin, Texas.
8 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Jazz Fusion, JAZZ: Bebop
Highly skilled as a performer, composer, arranger and producer, Will Taylor’s music challenges, delights and inspires his listeners. Taylor’s featured credits include 11 years with the Austin Lyric Opera orchestra and a brief stint with the Turtle Island String Quartet (https://www.tradebit.com) landing him an interview on CBS “Sunday Morning.” He has 3 nationally released viola jazz recordings: “Reel Life” (1993 Amazing), “Simple Gifts” (1995 Igmod), and “Live from Austin” (1996 Cymekob), receiving radio airplay on non-commercial stations throughout the United States, including a soundbyte on the Weekend Edition of NPR’s All Things Considered. Will Taylor has enjoyed composing, arranging and presenting many genre-defying musical explorations with his group Strings Attached, including collaborative efforts with artists such as Shawn Colvin, James McMurtry, Dar Williams, Bob Schneider, Eliza Gilkyson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, John Dee Graham, Kelly Willis, 8 1/2 Souvenirs, Michael Fracasso, Kimmie Rhodes, Podunk, Darden Smith, Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez and more. Taylor is constantly expanding his collaborative roster and is ever interested in breaking new musical boundaries.
- Winner of “Best Strings” Austin Music Awards 2005
"This finely nuanced, gorgeously recorded CD speaks volumes for Austin’s music scene... imaginatively reworked, pensive and much to love." -– Chip Deffaa, Entertainment Weekly
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Erich Avinger, Erich Avinger (Digital Engineer), Erich Avinger (Engineering Director), Stephen Zirkel (Bass), Stephen Zirkel, Will Taylor (Violin), Will Taylor (Arranger), Will Taylor (Viola), Will Taylor (Producer), Will Taylor (Main Performer), Will Taylor (Mixing), Chris Searles (Drums), Michael Point (Liner Notes), Will Taylor & the Jazz Menagerie (Main Performer), Will Taylor & the Jazz Menagerie (Performer), Brenda Ladd (Photography), Qin-Zhong Yu (Design), Bill Munyon, Bill Munyon (Digital Engineer), Bill Munyon (Engineering Director), Randy Bryant (Digital Engineer), Stan Neuvo (Digital Mastering), Hannah Neal (Photography), Qun-Zhong Yu (Design)