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Silence CD

Taylor: Silence Order Silence through the Holy Goat Drum Store… OR through CD Baby (digital download) Enter a musical jungle where sound is silent and silence resounds. A melange of West African/American percussion a la Taylor, spoken word, and natural sound effects, Silence conquers the divide between tradition and innovation. Guest artists include West African master drummer Madou Dembele, poet Gabriel Schaeffer, drummer Amon, and musicians Christian Pawola and Elizabeth Nuti.   Extreme African drum rhythms on djembe and dounun meet demanding poetic vocals while various audio...

Holy Goat Ensemble

Holy Goat Ensemble Whereas Taylor originally founded Holy Goat Ensemble to accompany pagan rituals, its focus changed to performing Taylor’s original work, ‘traditional’ West African repertoire, partnering with other ensembles and projects and adapting contemporary cover tunes. Then they started branching out into other percussion-based world musics, drawing from the knowledge and experience of the members.  Holy Goat Ensemble has also been used as the musical backdrop in Taylor’s performance art, such as in the various staging’s of the performance art piece entitled...

Chapter 31-Solo

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Chapter 30-Outtakes

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Chapter 29-Continuing Education

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Chapter 28-Drum & Dance

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Chapter 27-Drumming as Music

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Chapter 26-The Importance of Tradition

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Chapter 25-Drum Contraption

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Chapter 24-To Ghost or Not to Ghost

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