Corner Cafe Show: March 18, 2017
Fun Facts about Trey Taylor:
*He is signed to one of the most respected production companies in Nashville, Go Time Records, working with a team responsible for work with Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire and many more…
*As of 2016 Trey has over 25,000 followers on Twitter!
*Trey is one of the only African American artists under the age of 40 to be producing music in Nashville
*Trey’s first single ran sales of thousands in the first few months
* *A passionate Alzheimer’s Advocate
* Trey is also the celebrity spokesman for War Injured Neighbors (WIN) War Injured Neighbors is a program aimed at connecting warriors with their community. It is an advertising platform that allows warriors to engage with local businesses on a regular basis, encouraging them to leave their home and hopefully decreasing the negative after effects of war. The businesses have the opportunity to meet with these warriors, build a relationship while also increasing their network of potential customers.
Born in Wheat Ridge and raised in Aurora, Colorado, Trey Taylor found his musical talent and his love for music in church and was soon being influenced by the music of Dolly Parton, Ronnie Milsap, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette and Willie Nelson in addition to 100s of different artists. He spent hours listening to Classic Country Radio as a very young child. Trey was classically trained in the Banjo and now plays over 8 instruments. Trey soon fell in love with playing music especially guitar after watching his hero, Glen Campbell perform while battling severe Alzheimer’s. Trey always dreamed of becoming a recording artist and in April 2015 Trey got a job at Walmart and became funding his music career by himself at age 16. His dreams came true when he recorded his first song “Back On My Mind Again” and released it as a single on iTunes/Spotify/Pandora/Amazon and he and his family were shocked when it sold thousands copies in it’s first month. After the success of his first single, Trey approached many producers in Nashville, Tennessee and was signed to Kent Wells Productions which has superstar clients such as Kenny Rogers, Lee Greenwood, Tanya Tucker and Vince Gill. He was signed over the phone and without an audition. In fact, Trey now shares a producer with The most SUCCESSFUL female country music singer of all time…Dolly Parton and recently finished his debut album Ocean in His Eyes. Along the way Trey has met and befriended Country Music Hall of Famers Ronnie Milsap, Kenny Rogers, The Oak Ridge Boys and has become close friends with the children of his hero, Country Legend Glen Campbell. Trey is truly one of the great newcomers in Country music and it has become his dream to bring substance back into country radio. He also devotes his time to things that matter most to him including Alzheimer’s awareness, advocating for Veterans, riding his horse Lucy and spending time with his family. He uses his quick wit and southern charm to entertain audience from living room size to stadiums and the best part about Trey is despite his success, He is ONLY EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD!!
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