Hailed by All About Jazz as "wise beyond his years" and "remarkable" by Toronto Music Report, saxophonist Sam Taylor lives and performs in New York City. A Philadelphia native, Taylor has released two recordings on Cellar Live, with his second, Along The Way, featuring Philadelphia saxophone legend, Larry McKenna, In support of the release, Taylor performed two nights at The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2018. Past performance higlights include a concert with trumpeter Jon Faddis, jazz legened James Moody's 80th Birthday Celebration; touring Europe as a guest soloist with The Noord-Nederlands Conservatorium Symphonic Jazz Orchestra. Taylor is a recipient of a New Artist grant from The Netherland America Foundation, and serves as artistic director for The West Harlem Jazz Festival. Taylor can be found playing throughout the week at steady engagements in Hamilton Heights, Harlem and Midtown Manhattan.