Grant Austin Taylor

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Grant Austin Taylor
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Background information
Birth name Grant Austin Taylor
Born (1995-05-09) May 9, 1995 (age 21)[1]
Norfolk, Virginia, US
Origin Norfolk, Virginia, US
Genres Rock, Blues, Blues-rock
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica
Years active 2003-present
Associated acts Grant Austin Taylor Band
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul guitar

Grant Austin Taylor (born May 9, 1995[1]) is an American rock and blues guitarist from Norfolk, Virginia. He started playing guitar at the age of 6[2] and made his performing debut at the opening of the Town Point Park in his hometown with the alternative rock band Better Than Ezra on May 30, 2003.[3][4] While Grant Austin Taylor is mainly known for his solo work, he is also the vocalist, lead guitarist and harmonica player in the Grant Austin Taylor Band in which Jimmy Wiseman plays bass guitar and David Taylor plays rhythm guitar.[5]

Awards and recognition[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Past and Present Young Actor Birthdays". Archived from the original on 2006-05-13. Retrieved 2007-04-10. 
  2. ^ Lesco, John W. (2005-02-26). "9 year old, Grant Austin Taylor Rocks at the Wide Open". Virginia Beach Review. 
  3. ^ "Grant Austin Taylor biography". Boy Choir and Soloist Directory. 2004-01-01. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  4. ^ "TTOY Hall of Fame". Street Serenade. Archived from the original on 2007-03-18. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  5. ^ Grant Austin Taylor, artist information at
  6. ^ "Another AMTK Talent Revealed". Young Star News. 2005-05-23. 
  7. ^ Maisey, Jeff (2007-06-17). "Listen Up, Hampton Roads". The Virginian-Pilot. 
  8. ^ "Recognition Granted". Portfolio Weekly. 
  9. ^ Maisey, Jeff (2007-02-16). "Young Norfolk guitarist honored". The Virginian-Pilot. 

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