Justin Taylor

CD Reviews

Mitch Mirkin’s New Album Links Cultures

This album, inspired by the old synagogue that was once home to Mishkan Israel congregation and is now occupied by a Seventh-Day Adventist congregation, reflects on “the inevitability of change, evolution, transformation,” as Mirkin puts it. The seven tunes on the album traverse cultures with various grooves and styles that often switch within a tune. | Read more>> Read More
Live reviews

Sam King and Company Rule at Jazzway

by Gail Marten On Saturday, October 13th, Jazzway 6004 inaugurated Howard Katz and Marianne Matheny-Katz’s sixth year of first-rate jazz events, presenting saxophone phenomenon Sam King, who led a splendid quartet of accomplished players that included Justin Taylor, piano; Amy Shook, bass; and Robert Shahid, drums. | Read more>> Read More