James Taylor, Jr.
A vocal prodigy, James Taylor, Jr., has been singing since 2 years old, performing since 4, writing poems since 6, and writing and composing songs since 12. His dramatic tenor voice is passionate and soulful, and his writing evokes emotion.
"GREAT VOICE AND SONGS...AMAZING SINGER!! WOW, I AM BLOWN AWAY BY HIS MUSIC" - Lydia Cornell: actress (“Too Close For Comfort”), writer, and talk-radio host
James has performed as a solo artist, in the pop duo Remington Taylor, and the upcoming Remington Fire, as well as having performed with (the)fundamentalists and DCB. From bars, local events, Pride events, and private shows, he’s performed throughout Michigan and Ohio, from Cadillac to Detroit, Bay City to Grand Rapids, from Toledo down to Dayton..
"James's voice is magic; his dedication to his craft is total; and his professionalism makes him a pleasure to work with.” - Kathe Koja: author (“Under The Poppy”), playwright, and Director of the performance ensemble “Nerve”
James studied for two years under Lindsay Kesselman, who has toured the world with The Philip Glass Ensemble as well as being a resident Soprano at the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble.
“Voice of an angel” - Jacqueline Frost (Ms. Amatuer Menjo’s 2010 and beyond, Miss Horror Dragg 2010-2012, Performers Awards of Detroit Board President)
“The male Anastacia” - KJ Karen O’Brien (Neon Nights Karaoke, Flame Magazines Best of 2012, 2013, 2014: Best Karaoke Host!)
Remington Taylor - June 9th, 3pm - MOTOR CITY PRIDE (Hart Plaza, Detroit) - PYRAMID STAGE - $5
Remington Taylor - June 27th, 7-9pm - SMOKIES ON THE WATER (Grosse Ile) - FREE
Remington Taylor - August 9th, 7:30-9:30pm - MILLINGTON SUMMER FESTIVAL - FREE