Jon Taylor


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Rush Hour Jazz

John Taylor sax, Will Powell guitar Steve Crocker bass, Dom Moore drums Graduating from Leeds College of Music around the same time as Alan Barnes and Snake Davis, Jon Taylor earned his musical spurs on the QE2 backing cabaret acts. Nowadays he gigs as a soloist and band leader and also enjoys busking. “If there’s a tune I’ve got to learn, I’ll busk it several times before I do it on stage. I’ve never counted, but I know well over a thousand tunes.” Jon aims to spread a little musical joy. “I like to play tunes that people know.” That shouldn’t be difficult with his extensive repertoire of standards from the great American songbook, jazz classics, latin numbers and blues, as well as tunes not usually associated with jazz – maybe a Christmas tune or two...

Jon Taylor

Jazz saxophonist and flautist, much in demand on the circuit, who combines technical brilliance with bags of soul.

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Jazz Leeds Trio

Seven Arts Leeds

  • 31a Harrogate Road
  • Leeds
  • LS7 3PD

0113 262 6777