Hailing from Massena, NY; Taylor James Frederick is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and one of the creative forces behind Colorado sextet, Eminence Ensemble. At 28 years of age, Taylor has made a name for himself as a seasoned musician, playing iconic venues and festivals all over country from Electric Forest in Rothbury, MI, The House of Blues in New Orleans, LA to The Fillmore in Denver, CO. Taylor has been touring the country coast to coast for the last 6 years with Eminence Ensemble, Yamn, and his other musical projects.
Most recognize Taylor for his transcendental guitar playing. His intent and soulful approach to the instrument also correlate with his song-writing. Drawing inspiration from his personal journey, his songs are filled with stories of growth, messages of love, loss, and the purpose behind it all.
Inspired by a wide array of artists, from individuals such as John Lennon, Neal Young, and Dave Matthews, to iconic groups such as The Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd, and Grateful Dead. Taylor melts his song-writing with an explorative approach, always trying to give a unique experience with every performance while keeping the message of each in song intact.