Not too many musical artists are anxious to schedule extended media interviews at 10 a.m., but singer/songwriter/producer Ben Taylor -- progeny of James Taylor and Carly Simon -- says he's an early riser.
Most children don't realize the effects their parents have on them until much later in life. However, Ben Taylor, the son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, learned how to "contemplate songs on a pretty sophisticated level in a very early age."
Iconic singer/songwriter James Taylor will make his spring run a family affair with the addition of son Ben Taylor to the bill. Indie singer/songwriter Benjamin Taylor will take his eclectic brand of 'Kung Folk' across North America this winter.
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After three full-length albums and a couple intermittent EPs, singer/songwriter Ben Taylor has finally hit his own musical stride, with each project taking him one step closer to his natural artistic identity. Singer/songwriter Ben Taylor, the son of music icons James Taylor and Carly Simon, has forged his own way musically with a growing discography of smooth songs that pack a lyrical punch. SoundSpike contributor Richard Tafoya spoke to Ben Taylor after a California performance about the inspiration behind his 2005 release, "Another Run Around the Sun," what the future holds and more. Ben Taylor, the son of fellow singer/songwriters James Taylor and Carly Simon, backs his sophomore album, "Another Run Around the Sun," during a late-winter tour of the U.S. Veteran singer Carly Simon ends a lengthy touring hiatus with a round of late-fall shows that will also feature her children, Ben and Sally Taylor.