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Creed Taylor

*1929 US, Bedford
Producer of Jazz and Pop

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.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Sleeping Giant Freestyle on Sleeping Giant Freestyle by Various Artists
Couldn't Give a Fuck on Couldn't Give a Fuck by Creed Taylor & Julius
Lemongrass & Spinach on Lemongrass & Spinach by Creed Taylor & Marleau
Russian Cream Dreams on Russian Cream Dreams by Julius, Creed Taylor & Goldstepz
Stoned in the Rain on Stoned in the Rain by Creed Taylor
E8 Theory on E8 Theory by Creed Taylor & Marleau

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Title Artist Year Type
The Sound Of New York -- A Music-Sound PortraitKenyon Hopkins / Creed Taylor1959Album
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