Artie Taylor -
Tennessee Express since 2009
Artie has been a mainstay of inner city roots music in Sydney for over 20 years.
Rockabilly, swing, RnB, country and Jazz.
Currently promoting new single ‘Yipidee” and album ‘Today Tonight’ with Jennifer Taylor on over 600 national and international radio stations.
Artists recorded, performed and toured with include;
Tommy Fleming ‘The Voice of Ireland’ , Keith Urban , Russell Crowe, The Yeehaa Boys, Debra Conway, Kathryn Britt, Sara Storer , James Blundell, Steve Edmonds Mescalero and Ray Beadle.
He has also played in theatre musicals including ‘The Buddy Holly Story” acting in a leading role!, ‘Love Always –Patsy Cline’ featuring Deborah Conway as well as ‘Johnny Cash the Concert’ featuring Stuie French and Daniel Thompson.
As a writer Artie has enjoyed success with original songs charting on the Australian Country and alternate charts.
With master classes from ‘The Duke of Rockabilly’ Dave Roe (Johnny Cash’s bass player ) in Nashville, Artie has developed a slap technique that is strong, traditional and sort after when that authentic sound is needed to drive the music home.
Artie has been with Johnny Cash The Concert from the very beginning in 2009 as a founding member of The Tennessee Express. His Slap/Rockabilly style is an integral part of Johnny Cash The Concert’s ‘Engine Room’ and brings the music of the Man in Black to life!