The 47th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Session: Patient Practice
Evan Taylor is a trumpet player from the small town of Ludington, Michigan. Early on, Taylor gained musical skills from playing weekly at his church. In 2014, he began studying at Michigan State University under Guggenheim-Fellow & Award Winning trumpeter Etienne Charles. In fall of 2018, Taylor began his Masters at the University of Utah under Grammy nominated trumpeter & arranger, Kris Johnson. Graduating with his Master’s degree in Jazz in Spring of 2020, Taylor outset to begin a career in music in Miami, FL where he is currently endorsed by Victory Musical Instruments, and Jazz Trumpet professor at Broward College. Taylor records remotely from his home studio, working and collaborating with named artists around the world. Having done several commissioned recordings for Warner/Chappell Music, his abilities have extended to: Jazz, R&B, Salsa, Gospel, Hip-Hop and Popular Music. Taylor has cooperated with industry producers to develop music for Netflix, HGTV, BET, and other television programs. While working steadily as a recording artist, he has also been counted on with several corporate entertainment groups around the country.