• Congratulations Wayne and Pamela!

    What could be lovelier than a fall bluegrass wedding? But this one comes with a twist - the bride and groom are about to celebrate their tenth grandchild between them! Wayne Taylor, former leader of US Navy Band Country Current, and

  • Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa in Scotland

    Most of the bluegrass world has been concentrated in Raleigh over the past week at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s annual festivities. Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa, on the other hand, decided to take the “international” thing literally, and headed over

  • Movin’ On from Wayne Taylor

    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

  • Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa in the studio

    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

  • Kip Martin feted Sunday afternoon

    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

  • Praise His Holy Name from Wayne Taylor

    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

  • Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa in Europe

    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

  • Scott Walker to Appaloosa

    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