The James Taylor Quartet - Discography (1987-2011) Genre: Acid Jazz, Nu Jazz, Funk | Albums, Singles, Lives
The James Taylor Quartet are a British four-piece jazz funk band, who have become renowned for their live performances. They were formed in 1987 by Hammond organ player James Taylor following the break-up of his former band The Prisoners in the wake of Stiff Records' bankruptcy. The current line-up is James Taylor (Hammond organ), Chris Montague (guitar), Andrew McKinney (bass) and Adam Betts (drums), although recordings and live performances usually feature a horn section comprising John Willmott (tenor sax/flute) and Nick Smart (trumpet), and also vocalist Yvonne Yanney. The band are often referred to by the acronym JTQ, and have no connection to the American singer-songwriter James Taylor.
Studio Albums . 1987 Mission Impossible 320 1987 The Money Spyder 320 # 1988 Wait a Minute 320 1989 Get Organized 320 1990 Do Your Own Thing 320 1991 Supernatural Feeling 192 1994 Extended Play 320 1995 In The Hand of The Inevitable 320 # 1996 A Few Useful Tips About Living Underground 256 1997 Creation 320 1999 A Bigger Picture vbr 2000 Swinging London 320 2001 Message From The Godfather 320 2002 Room at The Top 320 2003 The Oscillator 320 2006 A Taste of Cherry 320 2007 Don't Mess With Mr.T 320 2009 New World 320 2011 The Template 320