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Taylor Jones

She's a Whack-a-Doodle Dandy!

George Heymont | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When conservatives and strict constitutionalists start bloviating about the intentions of America's Founding Fathers, it's interesting to think about which of those men still hold a place in popular culture. The success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's new hip-hop musical, Hamilton, led me to see who else's name appears.

Video Premiere: As Sisters and Brothers, the Vespers Keep the Faith

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.04.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

What happens when an uncompromising band built primarily on a couple of angelic voices, the stubborn quest for perfection and the blind ambition of youth suddenly grows up and decides to switch gears while trying to firmly hold onto its family values?

Seeing Is Believing: The Heavenly Sky's the Limit for the Vespers

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While the rising popularity of Americana music in the past decade is an encouraging sign, watching one exceptionally well-grounded roots group sprout right before your eyes is truly a thing of beauty.

Brothers' Before And After Photos Taken 15 Years Apart

Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

Pictures submitted to Taylor Jones's blog, Dear Photograph (also a book) serve to illustrate "how the daydreams of our memories collide with our curre...

The Vespers Are on the Verge of Breaking Through The Fourth Wall

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A pair of sisters met a pair of brothers and became four of a promising kind. Known as The Vespers, this grounded group of homegrown musicians have Nashville in their blood but down-to-earthier ideals in their souls.