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James "J.T." Taylor

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Born: Aug 16, 1953 in Morristown, NJ
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Other
Biography: The lead singer for Kool & the Gang from 1979 to 1988, James "J.T." Taylor presided over the group's commercial -- if not artistic -- peak of the early to mid-'80s, later moving on to a solo career. Born August 16, 1953, Taylor joined Kool & the Gang at a point when the pioneering funk band was beginning ...Read full biography
Feel the Need
Released: 1991
Label: Universal Distribution
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This ex-Kool & the Gang singer moves out. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi ...Read full review
Master of the Game
Released: 1989
Label: MCA
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Former Kool & the Gang frontman James "J.T." Taylor's solo debut is a slick, tight set crammed with snappy up-tempo R&B grooves. Even out of a funk context, his voice is unmistakable, blending just as ...Read full review
More James "J.T." Taylor albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (2), Singles & EPs (10)
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