"Sabrina Taylor offers pop/rock that features sweet vocals and tight band chemistry. Her songs are well crafted, catchy and fun. Nova Scotia’s loss is definitely our gain. Taylor should have a very promising future here in L.A." MUSIC CONNECTION REVIEW, Bob Leggett
"There’s a great deal of wannabe musicians running around Los Angeles with a guitar and a dream. Most of them should get back on the bus and go home to Kansas, West Virginia...where ever it was they boarded that Greyhound. Sabrina Taylor is not one of them." CELEBRITY BABYLON, Bill McCoy
"Her powerful lyrics and memorable melodies are what set her apart from other female artists today." WINDSWEPT PACIFIC
From the seacoast of NOVA SCOTIA CANADA to the city of golden opportunities, Sabrina has traveled a singular road as an acclaimed up-and coming singer, songwriter. Sabrina takes a heartfelt, introspective approach when writing her words and music, and whether alone with her guitar or fronting a band of ace musicians, Sabrina has always been a charismatic live performer, whose hard work and heartfelt songwriting shines through her personality.
Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, Sabrina began writing and performing when she was young. Her childhood was filled with vocal competitions, playing in bands, and writing every chance she could. A few months after graduating college, Sabrina Taylor decided to move to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in music.
In 2006, Sabrina released her first US EP titled “Can’t go home” which was written about the growth of her musical journey from Nova Scotia Canada to Los Angeles California. Sabrina's EP has been selling across the country and has even been heard on popular TV shows such as the WB’s “HIGH SCHOOL REUNION” and MTV “Making the Band”.
Sabrina has been touring the west coast for the past few years playing many great clubs such as THE HOTEL CAFE, THE MINT, THE VIPER ROOM, THE KEY CLUB, THE KNITTING FACTORY, THE TROUBADOUR; Music Festivals such as South Park Music Festival in Colorado, Apple Blossom Festival in Canada, Acoustic Live festival in LA and has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Maverick recording artist Tyler Hilton and Maple music artist David Usher.
Sabrina Taylor has a creative vision and a unique story to tell and wants to get it out for all to hear. In August of 2007 she started asking her friends and fans to help fund and support her debut album. Raising enough money, Sabrina started recording in the fall of 2007
“I want to make a difference with my music, say things that people might not have the courage to say themselves. I want to be their voice”.
Sabrina is also developing a documentary titled " MY Video Diary", a behind the scene look at her everyday life as an independent artist. Giving her fans a chance to follow her every move from shows, to the recording process in the studio; anything dealing with her and her musical journey.
You can tune in and follow her story on MYSPACE
SABRINA TAYLOR: VOCALS, GUITAR
JON MESH: ELECTRIC GUITAR
RANDY MORRIS: BASS
RANDY COOK: DRUMS, PERCUSSION
JAMES EMELY: KEYS, SYNTH
"CAN"T GO HOME" 2006
MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE, EP RELEASE SHOW
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Material: Sabrina Taylor offers pop/rock that features sweet vocals and tight band chemistry. “Ferr...Material: Sabrina Taylor offers pop/rock that features sweet vocals and tight band chemistry. “Ferris Wheel,” an emotional and heartfelt song, has definite potential for country radio, while “Invader” shows promise on the pop side. Equally impressive were the rockers “Less Alive” and “Dancing Alone.”
Musicianship: Taylor’s band has a unique chemistry, and features several stand-out musicians. Morris’ five-string bass work is noteworthy, as are the harmonies provided by Emley’s keyboards and Ferguson’s pedal steel guitar, especially on “Ferris Wheel” and “Can’t Go Home.” Mesh turns in his best work on the upbeat rocker, “Less Alive.”
Performance: Taylor was totally at ease onstage, which showed in her excellent interaction with the audience. Particularly impressive was Taylor’s use of a cappella music to silence the talkers in the rear, as the audience shushed them so all could hear. Whether segueing from a cappella (“Farewell to Nova Scotia”) into “Can’t Go Home,” or rocking the house with “Less Alive,” Taylor showed style, grace and a mastery of both lyrics and music. Her choice of “True Colors” as a cover fit nicely with the overall consistency of her set, and spotlighted Taylor’s musical talents.
Summary: Sabrina Taylor is a versatile artist who is easily at home with country, pop and rock styles. Her songs are well crafted, catchy and fun. Nova Scotia’s loss is definitely our gain. Taylor should have a very promising future here in L.A.
New Colony Records Review
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Sabrina writes and sings with insight and confidence . . She seamlessly phrases with nuance and feel...Sabrina writes and sings with insight and confidence . . She seamlessly phrases with nuance and feeling, drawing the listener in with her just-right vocal interpretations. Great production and solid musical execution by her band make this collection of Sabrina original songs aural jewels. . . . . . Joe Waters, New Colony Records www.newcolonyrecords.com
HOT 100 UNSIGNED ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
SABRINA TAYLOR WAS NAMED ONE OF MUSIC CONNECTIONS HOTTEST UNSIGNED BANDS OF THE YEAR 2006.
"CAN'T GO HOME" EP REVIEW
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"There’s a great deal of wannabe musicians running around Los Angeles with a guitar and a dream. Mos..."There’s a great deal of wannabe musicians running around Los Angeles with a guitar and a dream. Most of them should get back on the bus and go home to Kansas, West Virginia...where ever it was they boarded that Greyhound. Sabrina Taylor is not one of them.
Sabrina’s music is a little bit country, a little bit folk, a little bit pop and a whole lot of good stuff to listen to. The first track on the EP is “Dancing Alone”. A up tempo pop friendly track that should appeal to a wide audience. “Daddy”, the second track, takes a bit of a different direction. More country/pop, it’s a song about and absent father and missing that presence in her life. I dig the song. Very up for such a down topic. The title track, “Can’t Go Home” is a piano ballad that shows off Taylor’s singing ability, which is great. She’s got a unique sound with her Canadian inflections coming through. A pleasure to listen to. Last up on the EP is “Ferris Wheel”. This tune screams Jewel circa Pieces of You. You know me, I love some Jewel!
I dig this EP and am looking forward to hearing more from Sabrina Taylor. She’s got a great voice, great music and incredible song writing."
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"Her powerful lyrics and memorable melodies are what set her apart from other female artists today.... "Her powerful lyrics and memorable melodies are what set her apart from other female artists today."
BEST SONG OF THE MONTH
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"DADDY" WAS NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 5 BEST SONGS OF THE MONTH IN THE SONGWRITER UNIVERSE MAGAZINE. NO..."DADDY" WAS NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 5 BEST SONGS OF THE MONTH IN THE SONGWRITER UNIVERSE MAGAZINE. NOV. 2006
LIVE SHOW REVIEW
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I saw a very entertaining performer at the Hotel Cafe on 5-02-07 - Singer/Songwriter Sabrina Taylor....I saw a very entertaining performer at the Hotel Cafe on 5-02-07 - Singer/Songwriter Sabrina Taylor. I have to give Sabrina credit for her musical talent. Going in, I knew that she had a great voice, but I was made impressed with her ability on the guitar, too. She jammed out with her band for a few rock steady songs before putting it down and focusing strictly on the singing. And singing she did! Including my favorite song of hers "Can't Go Home". At one point during the show, she departed the stage and mingled with the crowd on the floor level. She even did a dance with an audience member, twirling her around like a scene from "Strictly Ballroom". Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious! Seeing a performer get off stage and be a part of the crowd at the Hotel Cafe was a first for me, and therefore, I give her all-due credit and praise. Kudos for Sabrina Taylor and making it a fun night filled with great music and cheer.
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"Can't Go Home" by Sabrina Taylor has been heavily played this past year on "The Time Machine" and...
"Can't Go Home" by Sabrina Taylor has been heavily played this past year on "The Time Machine" and Sabrina was a wonderful guest on the radio show. With her new release coming out we hope to have this talented artist return to the program.
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Sabrina's songs "Can't go home" and "Ferris wheel" were Track of the Day in both Folk Rock and Count...Sabrina's songs "Can't go home" and "Ferris wheel" were Track of the Day in both Folk Rock and Country.
Best Female Vocals
Best Song in Country, Rock, Pop
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PHOENIX METRO AREA: "Sabrina is by far one of the most talented musicians I have EVER heard! Whethe...PHOENIX METRO AREA:
"Sabrina is by far one of the most talented musicians I have EVER heard! Whether she has her guitar, or is just singing freely, it always sends tingles down my spine! She is so incredibily awesome, and deserves all of the exposure she could get! She would be a HUGE hit with the folks out in Arizona!! Her music is powerful and touching. Phoenix welcomes Sabrina with open arms, but more importantly ears. Sabrina needs to be heard by ALL!"
JACKSONVILLE, North Carolina, USA:
"We need a fresh sound for the guys coming back from Iraq. Being a military town Im sure there are alot of fans in this area. If not they will be as soon as Sabrina starts singing!!!"
HOUSTON METRO AREA:
"I have been listening to Sabrina Taylor for quite some time now and have been looking forward to getting her to the Houson area. Her music is some of the most innovative and fresh sound in a long time. Come on everyone lets support this upcomming artist, and she is an artist in every sense of the word." Rc
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA:
"A true Canadian artist that deserves to be heard!"
CAN'T GO HOME
WAITING TO BREAK
WHAT I NEED
BETTER OFF LAUGHING
THE LAST TIME
WISH U WERE HERE
ALL WE ARE
CALIFORNIA (EDGE OF REASON)
USUALLY 45 MINUTE SETS BUT CAN PLAY UP TO 2HRS, INCLUDING A FEW COVERS
There are no upcoming dates at this time.