Richmond Virginia native Marvin Taylor shares his third jazz release, Alright, which will be available on his website, as well as anywhere digital music is sold. Since entering the music scene at the age of 9, Taylor has cultivated a passion to inspire through music. He has lived his life in pursuit of the joy and connection people experience through the power of music.
Taylor perfected his craft as a student of Virginia Commonwealth School of Music, where he was a member of the VCU Jazz Ensemble. Additionally, Taylor is an alumni of Berklee College of Music, and Virginia Union University
Throughout his career, Taylor has played with some of Jazz Music’s greatest, including Dizzie Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Ronnie Laws, Christopher Williams, Clarence Carter, Sleepy Brown of Organized Noise, Lil John Roberts American Drummer, Vinx, Christopher Williams, Jerome Brailey of Parliament Funkadelic, Mutiny, Gladys Knight, Lou Rawls, Debra Laws, Tom Browne, Silk, Ronnie Jordan, Preston Crump, John Mitchell, Elon Troutman, Jahkem Joyner, Rico Tyler, Jeff Sparks, Darryl Combs, Ashby Anderson, Nate Smith American Drummer, and Carter Buford of Dave Mathews Band.
In addition to performing with some of the jazz greats, Taylor has also shared the stage with many notable performers, such as Alex Bugnon, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, Cyrus Chestnut, Nate Smith, Stanley Clark, George Duke, Brothers Johnson, Loose Ends, Kim Waters, Najee, Al Jarreau, Bob James, Jeff Lorber, Carter Buford, En Vogue and Norman Brown.
Ashby Anderson, 1997 95 North Presents, The Hepcats- Jazziz, 1996
Upcoming performances include: The Tin Pan, Richmond Virginia The Vagabond, Richmond Virginia Cyber 4 Café, Richmond Virginia 2nd Street Festival, Richmond Virginia
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