W. Allen Taylor

Storyteller (WATJazz)

Winner of the San Francisco Bay Area’s first “Jazz Search West Competition” in 2010, W Allen Taylor is a jazz vocalist with influences that include Al Jarreau, Betty Carter, Nat King Cole, Eddie Jefferson and Little Jimmy Scott

As a band-leader and featured vocalist, Mr Taylor has appeared in many Bay Area and DC Area venues; including Anna’s Jazz Island, Slates Jazz Supper Club, The Jazzschool, Piedmont Piano Company, The Sound Room, Seahorse Supperclub, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 57Th Street Gallery, Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Society, The Brixton, Mr Henry’s, Twins Jazz, JoJo’s Restaurant, Columbia Station, and Westminster DC Jazz Night.

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Chris Grasso - Piano
James King - Bass
Mark Prince - Drums
Lionel Lyles - Saxophones
W. Allen Taylor - Vocals

Track Listing

  1. So What
  2. Star Eyes
  3. You're Looking at Me
  4. Gee Baby
  5. Day Dream
  6. Doxy
  7. Throw It Away
  8. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
  9. A Night in Tunisia

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