Tommy Taylor

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP ERIC JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER CROSS      

Biography

BORN IN:
Denton, Texas in 1957

LIVES IN:
Austin, Texas

DRUMMING SINCE:
1966

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
The Eighty Sixxed, Antone's Blue Monday Band, Reunion (dance and casuals group together for 41 years!), The Number 9 Orchestra (Beatles/Lennon Tribute)

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Gary Chester, Hal Blaine, Bruno Carr, Ringo, Charlie Watts, Earl Palmer, Fred Below, Simon Kirke, Mitch Mitchell, Ginger Baker, B J Wilson, Nigel Olson...too many to list.

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Christopher Cross", Christopher Cross

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Free Free At Last", album "Highway" by Free

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Playing two sold out nights at the London Palladium
2. Meeting Smokey Robinson

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
I'm very old school - I love AA cymbals.

Tyson Unrau

The Color

John Kurimai

Ashley Red

Pete Vega

Sosos, Spechlis, Beverly Mcclellan, Julio Iglesias Jr.

"Swiss Chris" Flueck

John Legend, Kanye West

Kui Nam Lee

Jong Seo Kim / Eun Mi Lee Band

 

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