Taylor McFerrin

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Taylor McFerrin
Birth nameTaylor McFerrin
OriginBrooklyn, New York City
GenresBeatbox, future soul
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, record producer, beatboxer, multi-instrumentalist
Years active2006–present
LabelsBrainfeeder
Associated actsBobby McFerrin
Website

Taylor McFerrin (born June 29)[1] is an American DJ, music producer, keyboardist & beatboxer based in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. He is the eldest son of popular vocalist and classical conductor Bobby McFerrin.[2]

McFerrin released his debut album Early Riser (2014) on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder Records.[3] The album features guest appearances from Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote), Thundercat, Robert Glasper, Cesar Mariano, Marcus Gilmore and Bobby McFerrin.

Taylor's latest musical venture sees him as part of Robert Glasper's new jazz fusion supergroup, "R+R=Now", alongside Christian Scott, Terrace Martin, Derrick Hodge and Justin Tyson. The group released an album, Collagically Speaking via Blue Note Records in June 2018.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • 2006: Broken Vibes

Singles[edit]

  • 2011: "Place in My Heart"

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other artists Album
"Jubilee"[5] 1982 Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin Backing Vocal
"Taylor Made" 2002 Bobby McFerrin Beyond Words Beatbox
"If I Don't" (Taylor McFerrin Remix) 2006 Amp Fiddler, Corinne Bailey Rae N/A Remixer
"What You Want (Taylormade)" Ty, Jason the Angrynotes, Joy Jones Closer Beatbox, producer
"Go With Love" 2007 RAHJ, Brockett Parsons Brownswood Bubblers Two Beatbox
"Nightwalker" 2008 TK Wonder N/A Producer
"Love Conversation" 2010 José James Blackmagic Co-writer, producer
"Interlude" 2011 Dego A Wha' Him Deh Pon? Keyboards
"Come To My Door" (Taylor McFerrin Remix) 2013 José James Come to mMy Door Remixer
"Laputa ft. Anderson.Paak" (Taylor McFerrin Remix) 2016 Hiatus Kaiyote Laputa ft. Anderson.Paak Remixer
"Collagically Speaking" 2018 R+R=Now "Collagically Speaking" Composer, producer, Synthesizer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twitter / JevonMcFerrin: Happy birthday taylor !!". Twitter.com. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Taylor McFerrin Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
  3. ^ "Taylor McFerrin: Early Riser". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Bobby McFerrin – Bobby McFerrin". AllMusic. Retrieved June 23, 2014.

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