SAM BLUZMAN TAYLOR

SAM BLUZMAN TAYLOR

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SAM BLUZMAN TAYLOR IS A TRUE TREASURE TO BEHOLD FROM HIS GROWLING VOICE TO HIS STINGING GUITAR WORK ....YOU CAN FEEL THE PURE EMOTION POURING FROM HIS SOUL WHEN HE PERFORMS............GG

Biography

SAM BLUZMAN TAYLOR
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Sam Taylor’s experience as a musician is legendary. As well as performing his craft, his reach has grasped moments as a TV and movie actor who has had the pleasure of working among the best which include Barbara Eden, Don Murray, Pam Grier, Richard Roundtree, Gwen Gorg, Gary Crosby, Kay Medford, Lou Gossett. Jr., and most recently, Mario Van Peebles & the AMC network production "Into Character" 2004
Sam Taylor has made Tucson. Arizona his home for over a decade before moving back to New York and earned countless awards and recognition, in addition to past achievements:
GOLD RECORD, “Do it Til You’re Satisfied”
B.T. Express, Scepter Records, 1974
Marla Gibbs Entertainer Award, 1982
Entertainer of the Year, Tucson Magazine 1987
Best Blues Band of the Year, Tucson Weekly, 1987-1996
OASIS Award, Best Variety Show Host,
1991 “Down To Earth” Cable Television Program
Nam Jam Award, Vietnam Vets Tucson, 1993
Best Blues Band, State of Arizona, 1995
National Blues Competition, 2nd Place, 1995
Blues Hall of Fame, Recipient, 1995
Bluesman of the Year, NY Blues Society, 2000
Poconos Blues Fest, 2000,2003
Headliner of Riverhead Blues Fest, 2000-2001,2004,2005
Baltimore Blues Fest, 2001
Blues 2000 & 2, 2002
Jazz Fest Tucson, AZ, 2002
Cape May Jazz Fest, NJ, 2002
Lifetime Achievement Award, 2003 Boston Blues Blues Society
Lifetime Achievement Award, 2004 Long Island Blues Society
Long Island Music hall of fame inductee, 2005
As a DJ and a writer. Mr. Taylor is a regular contributor to the Las Vegas, Long Island, and Tucson Blues Society publications and can be heard weekly on WUSB 90.1 every Friday morning 9am-11am, Blues With a Feeling. Click to listen.
Sam is determined to see Mother Blues take her Rightful Place and does his part with a Spirit to Heat.
Sam Taylor is a treasure to experience. Songwriter
136 Published and Recorded songs for Son Seals, Coco Montoya, Debbie Davies, Brook Benton, Jimmy Witherspoon, John “Juke” Logan, Freddy King, Joey Dee & the Starlighters, Sam and Dave, B.T. Express, Joe Tex, Esther Phillips, Maxine Brown, Jay and the Americans
Guitarist
Professional since 1956. Played with Otis Redding, Maxine Brown, The Drifters, Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, The Isley Brothers, Albert Collins, Joey Dee & the Starlighters, Sam and Dave, Joe Frazier and the Knockouts, Tracy Nelson and Mother Earth, The Olympics
Vocalist
Professional Since 1950. Sang with The Drifters, Joey Dee & the Starlighters, The Rascals, Timi Yuro, The Olympics, Maxine Brown, Tracy Nelson and Mother Earth, Joe Frazier
Recording Artist
Professional since 1959. Labels include: Atlantic, Colpix (Columbia), Capitol, Roulette, ABC SI, Stax, Road Show, and Trope Records.
Band Leader
Otis Redding, The Isley Brothers, T-Bone Walker, Maxine Brown, Big Joe Turner, Sam and Dave, Joey Dee & the Starlighters, Joe Frazier and the Knockouts
Advertising
Coca-Cola, Pepsi Cola, Budweiser, Riunite Wine, Pelican Restaurant Chain.

Discography

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DISCOGRAPHY AVAILABLE AT WEB SITE

Set List

WHATEVER THE SPIRIT SAYS..... INCL. MOSTLY SAM TAYLOR ORIGINALS AND A FEW COVERS THAT HAVE BEEN "SAM'ERIZED".....