Josh Taylor is a guitarist from Reading, Pennsylvania, which is about 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. He plays many styles of music including blues, bossa nova, hard bop, and funk, but specializes in early hot jazz and gypsy jazz.
Throughout his 30-plus year career, he has performed all over southeastern Pennsylvania, as well as up and down the east coast. He performs in a variety of settings from solo to duo work with bassist Trey LaRue, and is also a member of The Hot Club of Reading, Djangoholics Anonymous, and Hesse’s Hot Jazz ensembles. In addition to being a performing musician, he is also an educator who coordinates youth outreach for Reading Musical Foundation and is on the Berks Jazz Fest education committee.
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Hesse’s Hot Jazz
Hesse’s Hot Jazz ranges from a trio to a quintet and features Chris Heslop on sax, Josh Taylor on banjo, and Ken Kemmerer playing tuba. Equally at …
The Hot Club of Reading
The Hot Club of Reading consists of Josh Taylor on guitar, Chris Heslop on sax, Ken Gehret playing violin, accordion, and guitar, Trey LaRue on bass, …
Djangoholics Anonymous consists of Josh Taylor and Michael Nikolidakis on guitar, Bill Nixon on violin, Chris Heslop playing saxophone, and Dave …
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