Personal profile

Personal profile

James Taylor earned both his Master of Fine Arts and his Bachelor of Music with an additional major in general business at SFA, where he studied music composition under Darrell Holt and Dr. Dan Beaty.

Taylor has been a recording engineer for over 30 years and had the great honor of being the head recording engineer on Willie Nelson's album, “Nacogdoches.”

In 2005, Taylor opened The Mixing Room Recording Studio, where he continues to produce and record projects. Before opening his own studio, Taylor also was a live sound engineer working with over 100 regional and national artists and bands. He worked with a variety of artists and musical styles including Vanilla Ice, Jerry Jeff Walker and The Outfield.

Taylor has been a professional composer of commercial music since 1994 when he started writing songs for the Muzak Environmental Channel. Many of his works are still being played on Muzak. Taylor continues to write and record songs for several music libraries which has resulted in multiple song placements on HGTV and the BBC.

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