Alaria Taylor
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Alaria Taylor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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"Industry Reviews: Sampler"

Industry Reviews:

“Alaria Taylor sings like an angel….say it like you mean it vocals….Her magnetic appeal lies in her delivery, every fiber of her soul comes through with each syllable she vocalizes...fantastic set of pipes…she sure makes it all appealing with that voice of hers!”
Keith “Muzikman” Hannaleck/Evolving Artist.com

“Alaria Taylor is a gifted and talented singer/songwriter. She has written a beautiful, fun, quirky and touching collection of songs…put simply, Alaria Taylor is a great songwriter! Fans of singer/songwriters definitely need a copy of this record! You owe it to yourself to get a copy Unfinished Business as quickly as you can!”
Mark Lush/Midwestbands.com

“Alaria possesses a beautiful vocal style reminiscent of Gloria Estefan and Vanessa Williams combined!” Annette Warner/GoGirlsMusic.com

“Alaria’s vocals are rich and passionate….Unfinished Business is a major accomplishment for this amazing artist….Her lyrics are personal, poetic and inspiring….Alaria Taylor’s debut release is finished and it’s a job well done!”
Laura Turner Lynch/Kweevak.com

“…irresistible clapalong opener “One Hour A Day”….hopefully these type of accolades will continue in bigger and better ways as Taylor becomes a popular indie artist in the years to come….Taylor’s going to appeal to many listeners struggling to find voice for their own pain and survival”.
Jonathan Widran/Allmusic.com

“While listening to songs for their contest(SOWI) I came across your song “Patiently”. Very good song; well written; well composed melody; focused lyric; shows a lot of talent. Also, really like your voice. I’m interested in knowing a more about your current music career and plans for the future.”
Neil Diercks/Berklee College Board of Trustees,
Manager A&R Warner/Chappell Music

"The word that comes to mind when listening to Alaria Taylor's latest release, Unfinished Business, is "classic"...... Her vocals are mature and timeless with hints of Heart, Stevie Nicks and Belinda Carlisle...."
KS
Singer Magazine ~ issue #31 February 2005
The Voice of the Independent Musician & Songwriter

“Your talent is obvious. Stay the course. P.S. Not a judging criteria, but the vocal was superb”.
Judge for Billboard World Songwriting Contest 2004

“Dear Alaria,
Thanks so much for your CD. You certainly know your craft. Wishing you all the best ~”
Melissa Manchester
- Various


Discography

Unfinished Business 2004

You can listen to music on www.alariataylor.com
and www.myspace.com/alariataylor

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*2007 WAMI Female Vocalist of the Year and Folk/Acoustic Act of the Year nominee!
*2006 WAMI Folk/Acoustic Act of the Year nominee!
*2005 WAMI CD of the Year and WAMI Song of the Year nominee!
Over 50 songwriting awards nationally and regionally.
Unfinished Business is a collection of 12 original songs by award winning singer/songwriter Alaria Taylor. Many of the songs on this CD have won national awards and received industry praise already. This is eclectic collection of songs ranging from pop to folk/rock to blues to adult contemporary ballads with the constant thread being Alaria’s well crafted and inspired songwriting and her beautiful voice. Produced by Grammy award winner, Joe Puerta (Ambrosia, Bruce Hornsby and the Range)… this CD features many well known artists especially to those familiar with the Milwaukee music scene. Willy Porter, Robin Pluer, Greg Koch, Peter Mulvey, Steve Cohen and John Calarco are just a few of the Milwaukee all stars to appear on this unique CD.

Short Biography….

Alaria Taylor is an award winning singer/songwriter with numerous regional and national awards including: Billboard Magazine Songwriting Contest, Songwriter of the Year: Songwriters of Wisconsin, Pop Songwriter of the Year: Wisconsin Composers Circle, Great American Love Song Contest, WAMI CD of the Year, WAMI Song of the Year nominee and many others. An accomplished live performer, she has performed in coffeehouses, nightclubs, colleges, theater, operas, cover bands, aboard cruise ships and on radio & TV. Most recently, she has been named director of the Milwaukee chapter of Chick Singer Night, the largest and longest running female singer showcase in America.