Larry Taylor: Chicago West Side Blues Heritage
Larry Hill Taylor, legendary blues singer and drummer, is the oldest in the musical family of the late singer Vera Hill Taylor and master guitarist Eddie “Playboy” Taylor—VeeJay recording artist, Jimmy Reed's music partner, who powered Chicago blues with the boogie and "lump."
Today Larry’s a legend in his own right. He faithfully carries his Mississippi-born parents' traditions. With his band, the Soul Blues Healers, he brings the rhythm and spirits of his West Side Chicago neighborhood--from Howlin' Wolf to James Brown. The music brings people together.
April 2020: Larry Taylor among 13 Chicago DCASE "Esteem Artists"
JUNE 2021: Larry Taylor and the Soul Blues Healers at Beverly Arts Alliance "Get Funky" :
JULY 2019: CAN-TV 27 Interview with Larry Taylor: West Side Blues
JULY 2018 VIDEO: Blues Reconnects Generations on the West Side: "How Many More Years"
JULY 2018 VIDEO, Larry and Eddie Taylor Jr. at BLUES: "Messin with the Kid
APRIL 2018 Water Hole Juke Video in Memory of Sleepy Riley
Larry Howls at Linda's Lounge: with the late Killer Ray's band
Larry sings "Jody:" Blues for Corona Test clinic on West Side Street
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