Butch Taylor & the Penetrators

Butch Taylor & the Penetrators


Butch Taylor & the Penetrators is a CT based horn band which plays a penetrating blend of blues, rock and funk. They have achieved wide area recognition for their dynamic musicianship and seasoned professionalism. This is modern eclectic blues at its best! www.butchtaylor.com/penetrators


Butch Taylor & the Penetrators is a hard hitting funky blues-rock horn band. Their originals are inspired from the traditional blues of Freddie King and Willie Dixon, the psychedelic sounds of Hendrix and Cream, and the deep funk of Sly & the Family Stone and Isley Brothers.

In 1998 they were semi-finalists in the Guinness Fleadh Unsigned Band Competition, and in 2000 they were finalists in the National Independent Music Awards (sponsored by Musician’s Atlas).

Butch Taylor is a published songwriter and has played in numerous road and local bands as well as recorded and composed music for videos and film. He has toured and recorded with artists on RCA, Arista, and Epic Records playing backup guitar for Vicki Sue Robinson, James Ingram, Denise Williams, Patty Austin, and Debra Cox. Butch has performed both nationally and internationally and appeared on major television shows such as Don Kirchner’s Rock Concert, the Midnight Special, and the Merv Griffin Show. He has performed at major clubs and arenas around the country such as the Starwood in L.A., the Boarding House in San Francisco, and the Bottom Line, the Felt Forum, and Carnegie Hall in New York City.


Butch Taylor & the Penetrators, "Don't Tell Me Nothin,'" released in Dec. 2000. 13 tracks

Butch Taylor & the Penetrators, "Live at the Red Door," released in Dec. 2005. 10 tracks

Set List

I’m Ready
On Empty
Keep it to Yourself
Love Life & Money
Darling Sue
Born Under a Bad Sign
Palace of the King
At Last
Don’t Tell Me Nothing
Got My Mojo Working
Jimmy’s Blues
My Name

Conjure Man

Always There
Tore Down
Drown in My Own Tears
Cold Sweat
I Can’t Get Next to You
Badly Bent
Standing on Shakey Ground
Hoochie Koochie Man
I’m Thinking
Nights Above the Sun
All the Way Down

Them Changes medley