Tag: Wayne Taylor

Debut single from Matt Wallace

| January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pinecastle has announced a March 11 release date for For A Season, a solo project from Knoxville bass player and vocalist, Matt Wallace. The album features Matt and a number of other very talented singers, including Paul Brewster, Jesse Gregory, Wayne Taylor and Jerry Cole. […]


Wayne Taylor: It’s About Time

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Wayne Taylor - photo by Ted Lehmann

From the moment I had the new solo project from Blue Highway bass player Wayne Taylor in my hands, I couldn’t wait to hear what it sounded like. I won’t leave you in suspense — it’s great. Appropriately titled (“long overdue” comes to mind), it’s […]


It’s About Time – Wayne Taylor

| April 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

In one of the most appropriately titled projects in recent memory, Blue Highway bass player and lead vocalist Wayne Taylor has just released his first solo project since joining the group, It’s About Time. I had a chance to speak with Wayne recently about the project and […]


Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

While bluegrass listeners are becoming increasingly familiar with the music of Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa, which formed in 2008, newer fans may be unfamiliar with Wayne’s background. With his earliest recollection of music occurring at the American Legion where his father used to take him […]


It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Day!

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently released by Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa, It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Day! is a generous helping of original music spanning the spectrum of bluegrass styles from traditional to contemporary. Upon listening to Wayne’s vocal style, it is apparent that he is not a typical bluegrass singer (don’t ask for […]


Wayne Taylor recovering at home

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass singer, songwriter, guitarist and band leader Wayne Taylor is now at home and recovering nicely after being hospitalized last week with an acute intestinal condition. Taylor heads his own group, Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa, and is well-remembered for his many years fronting the US […]


Frank Solivan’s birthday bash

| March 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

Monday was Frank Solivan’s 34th birthday, but the crowd who spent it with him in a Rockville, MD, church hall got the present – two and a half hours of pickin’ and singin’ by an all-star lineup usually only seen in Nashville. The Institute of […]


Mark Delaney to Appaloosa

| December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wayne Taylor has announced that Mark Delaney will be the new banjo player in Appaloosa, starting in February 2011. He takes the spot recently vacated by Lee Marcus, who has left the group to attend college. Mark has worked recently with Darren Beachley & Legends […]


IBMA Showcase: Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa

| September 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

This post is a contribution from Tom Bibey, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. You can see his profile here. In dark suits and pinstripes, white shirts, black shoes and neat ties, Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa have the stage persona of a band serious in […]


Wayne Taylor is Out in the Middle of Nowhere

| September 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

Out In The Middle Of Nowhere is the title of the new CD from Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa, released today by Raincoe Music. It’s another set of original songs from Taylor, who first made his mark in bluegrass with the US Navy Band, Country Current, […]