Tag: Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa

Movin’ On from Wayne Taylor

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wayne Taylor, former director of the US Navy’s Country Current, has released his latest CD, Movin’ On. Like his previous solo efforts, and his ones with Appaloosa, the record consists primarily of Taylor’s original songs, punctuated by a few folk and bluegrass classics. Eight of twelve […]


Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa in the studio

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa are back in the studio this week, cutting tracks for a new band project, tentatively titled I’m Moving On. They are shooting for a July release on Raincoe Music. It will be their fourth. Nine of the songs will be Wayne’s […]


Kip Martin feted Sunday afternoon

| January 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Kip Martin’s friends filled a church sanctuary Sunday in Crofton, MD, opening their hearts and wallets for the ailing bass player. The former Sunny Mountain Boy was hundreds of miles away, surrounded by family in a hospice setting near Nashville, where relatives said he was […]


Praise His Holy Name from Wayne Taylor

| November 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

I’ve long understood that a military career shows you how to get things done, but former Navy bandsman Wayne Taylor may be working on a new bluegrass record. Over the past 6-8 weeks, he has conceived an album project, written a title track, recorded, mixed […]


Thanksgiving weekend festival weather report

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here is the opening installment in what we hope will be a regular feature at Bluegrass Today, a weekend festival weather report with Special Bluegrass Correspondent, John Goad. As often as time, resources and inclination allow, SBC Goad will report on likely weather and travel […]


Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa in Europe

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa have recently returned from several weeks touring in Europe, with special guest Mike Scott on banjo in tow. Taylor sent along this quick recap of their time across the pond, along with a number of photos. We departed Baltimore/Washington Airport on […]


Scott Walker to Appaloosa

| February 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Here’s another change on the bluegrass band front. Scott Walker has been tapped to play banjo with Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa, filling a spot recently vacated by Lee Marcus. Lee had done two stints with Taylor’s band, and is leaving to start a new career […]