Taylor Nelson
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The Taylor Nelson Trio
Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
Time: 5PM - 7PM

Originally from Chelsea, Mich., guitarist Taylor Nelson has been performing and teaching throughout the Midwest for over a decade.

Taylor earned her Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Bowling Green State University in 2014, where she studied with Chris Buzzelli. In 2018, Taylor completed a Master of Music in Jazz Performance from the University of Louisville, where she studied with Craig Wagner. While living in Ohio and Kentucky, she has performed with many world-renowned and regional musicians such as Doc Severinsen, Tamir Hendelman, Adam Nussbaum, Don Braden, Mike Stern, Wycliffe Gordon, Warren Wolf, Bria Skonberg, Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, The Original Farm League Big Band, Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Tyrone Wheeler’s 502 Vintage Keys, Nomad Quartet, Mike Sharfe, Phil DeGreg, Paul Keller, Carly Johnson, Chris Fitzgerald, Dave Clark, Kendall Carter, Mike Hyman, Gabe Evens, Hamilton Pinheiro, Pedrinho Augusto, Ariel Kasler, David Bixler, and Jeff Halsey.

Taylor is the Adjunct Professor of Jazz Guitar at the University of Dayton, where she teaches jazz guitar and modern guitar. She is also on faculty at the Cincinnati Public Schools Jazz Academy. She currently lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two daughters, and performs frequently in the Cincinnati/Dayton region.