Soulful Accordion by Jeff Tayor

You’ll hear Jeff Taylor’s fine accordion work on Another Good Mistake. There’s good reason why it’s so fine.

A native of Batavia, New York, Jeff began playing accordion and keyboards in his father’s band at the young age of ten. He later went to the Eastman School of Music to study classical piano. He led a jazz/rock band while in the Air Force in Ohio. In 1990 he moved to Nashville where his music career expanded to leader/keyboard player/conductor/arranger/producer/ multi instrumentalist on numerous theatre productions, live shows, and recording sessions. Jeff served as bandleader for fourteen years at Opryland and the General Jackson Showboat. His accomplishments don’t end there.

Jeff Taylor on Accordion

Jeff Taylor on Accordion

Jeff is a veteran member of the four-time Grammy nominated Time Jumpers. His list of recording and live-performance credits is exhaustive: Amy Grant, George Strait, The Chieftains, Elvis Costello, Paul Simon, Boz Scaggs, Charlie Peacock, Harry Connick Jr.,Edie Brickell, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, John McCutcheon, Asleep At The Wheel, Neal McCoy, The Civil Wars, Miranda Lambert, The Gaither Vocal Band, Point of Grace, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, Allison Krauss, Buddy Greene, Keith and Kristyn Getty, Grandpa Jones, George Lindsey, Davd Phelps, Vince Gill, and Ricky Skaggs. He played on the Ricky Skagg’s and Kentucky Thunder Instrumental CD that won a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album in 2007.

Check out his heartfelt playing on Waiting Too Long and Fall Real Hard Again.