Kit Taylor - "Reminiscent of a young Harry Connick..."
I highly recommend Kit for any event! He is an amazing piano player and so easy to work with! He played for three straight hours at our event and eveyone loved him!!! His music was the perfect backdrop to our very special evening!
Recently Kit was named 'Best Of 2012' by Event Booking Company GigMasters.com for collecting in excess of FIVE 5-star reviews over a 12-month period.
Kit Taylor is an Energetic and Charismatic Pianist / Performer based in Portland, OR.
With a massive repertoire of tightly arranged Pop/Rock and Sultry Jazz hits, Kit has been called a young Harry Connick Jr.
Some artists he specializes in: Journey, Billy Joel, Elton John, Bob Marley, Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Jason Mraz, Usher, Alicia Keys, Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Queen, Neil Diamond, Nirvana, and many, many others.
Kit traditionally closes his shows with a ridiculous version of Michael Jackson's "Thriller". It's an absolute must hear.
Along with Pop/Rock, Kit is also an acclaimed Jazz musician. His debut solo Jazz Piano album "Evolution" was just released and is currently available on iTunes, Amazon, and other major music outlets.
Shared the stage, worked, or been associated with: Lifehouse, Neville Brothers, LIVE, Kansas, Hall & Oates, Blessed Union Of Souls, Vicci Martinez (The Voice), Justin Hopkins (The Voice), AWOLNation (Sail), Shoshana Bean (Superhero, Wicked, Godspell), Dave Eggar (Springsteen, Evanescence), Jim Brickman, and others.
With his band, Soul/Pop Group Intervision, Kit was part of a photoshoot with David Bergman, who took the famed Barack Obama Inauguration panorama.
With Intervision, won Best R&B Song at the '08 Independent Music Awards for the song “Live Out Loud”.
2005 – Intervision – “Inside” LP
2007 – Intervision – “Shades Of Neptune” LP
2010 – Intervision – “Intervision” LP
2012 – Safire – “Half A Man” (Taylor, Killen) – Single
2012 – Kit Taylor – “Evolution” LP
"...a gifted vocalist, instrumentalist, arranger, producer, lyricist, (did I miss anything)?"
- Taxi, The World's Leading Independent A&R Company
“A combination of John Mayer and Jamie Cullum...”
- Bob Stark (Everclear, Esperanza Spalding), award-winning engineer.
“One year later and 'One Trick Man' still makes me smile as much as any Weather Report tune I've ever heard…”
- Bob Stark on Kit's band Intervision.
“Kit Taylor plays with great emotion and depth. From what I have heard he has a wonderful insight into music.”
- David Friesen, Academy Award nominated recording artist.