Gene Taylor (Musician)

Gene Taylor (Musician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gene Taylor (born July 2, 1952, Norwalk, California) is an prolific and acclaimed American blues rock and boogie-woogie pianist.Taylor began his musical training as a drummer at age eight but two years later he had picked up both the guitar and his initial piano skills from boogie-woogie pianist-neighbours. Around the age of 16 he began working with some of the big names in the West Coast blues scene including Big Joe Turner and T-Bone Walker. In the mid-seventies he joined the James Harman Band and had a stint as pianist for boogie group Canned Heat between November 1974 and May 1976. From 1981 to 1984 he toured with The Blasters, and in 1986 finally recorded his first solo album, Handmade. His The Return of the Formerly Brothers recorded with Amos Garrett and Doug Sahm in 1987 won a Juno Award the following year.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135826964
  • 9786135826968