Unlike many of today's singers who have adopted the overused style of frequent melody digression punctuated by intense yelling that needlessly taxes the upper limits of their vocal range at every opportunity, which can often obscure the song's message, Mark Taylor's
calm, deliberate, gracious, and sincere style of delivery reflects his
belief that the beauty is in the song itself and that he
is merely the conduit through which audiences can hear that beauty.
was born legally blind in 1967 in western Kentucky.
Classically trained, Mark
began singing professionally at the age of fifteen.
At the age of seventeen, Mark traveled to Perth, Australia as an American exchange student where he was hired by the Sheraton Hotel as a solo pianist/singer.
Upon returning to the United States one year later, Mark
received a four-year voice scholarship to Kentucky State University
In 1986, he
relocated to southern California where he
Recently, after enjoying a very successful career as a computer information systems instructor and management analyst at UCLA, he has decided to continue with his artistic endeavors as a performer/songwriter.