Beginning in 1999, Will Taylor implemented a new idea after brainstorming with other local Austin musicians. Taylor began collaborating with both local and nationally renowned musical artists, rearranging their known material, brought in his own crew of seasoned jazz and contemporary roots musicians to play, and moved the performance venue from the traditional smoky club scene to the beautiful interior and excellent acoustics of a church sanctuary. Since then Will Taylor and Strings Attached
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