Creed Taylor

Real Name:
Creed Taylor
Note: For Writing credits they are 99.99% certain to be Chip Taylor. Please do not use Creed Taylor unless the release specifically says Creed Taylor.

b. May 13, 1929 - Lynchburg, Virginia.

Jazz producer and the founder of two legendary labels: Impulse! and CTI Records, as well as CTI's subsidiaries Kudu, Salvation (4) and Three Brothers Records. He also founded Greene Street Records and several publishing companies, among them Char-Liz Music, Inc. and Three Brothers Music. Creed Taylor has been a huge influence in many producers such as Esmond Edwards, Tommy LiPuma, Dave Grusin, Arnaldo DeSouteiro and Dave Matthews (3). He started his career as a trumpet player influenced by Ernie Royal, and became a record producer when working in the '50s for Bethlehem Records and, later, ABC-Paramount, for which he recorded a series of albums with The Creed Taylor Orchestra.
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ABC 2269 Creed Taylor - The Sound Of New York -- A Music-Sound Portrait album art Kenyon Hopkins / Creed Taylor Kenyon Hopkins / Creed Taylor - The Sound Of New York -- A Music-Sound Portrait (Album) ABC-Paramount ABC 2269 US 1959 Sell This Version