Southern Standard Time



The World of Rusty Taylor, a hemp-inspired quadriplegic jester disguised as a jazz-singing poet and writer
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​Each Tuesday, the Jane Drake Band hosts a jazz jam at Eighth and rail in Opelika, Alabama, and I try to make the jam as often as I can. It is a seriously groovy community of jazz enthusiasts and incredible musicians who travel from Montgomery, AL; Tuskegee, AL; LaGrange, GA; and Columbus, GA.











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Friday and Saturday, October 26 & 27, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. EST Carriage and Horses restaurant
Pine Mountain, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals) and Mark Young (piano), An Evening of Ballads.
Saturday, August 8, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. EST Carriage and Horses restaurant
Pine Mountain, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals) and Mark Young (piano), An Evening of Ballads.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST Friendship Theater
Atlanta, GA
In celebration of 28 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Abel 2 Nonprofit is hosting its SHOW-Ability™ talent showcase to promote VISIBILITY of vast capabilities of the disability community! SHOW-Ability™ features bold, audacious performers with disabilities of all types FOR an audience of people with disabilities and their care giving communities: parents, caregivers, siblings, friends, etc! The event, held during National Disability Employment Awareness Month, will include an interactive “Talk-Back” session at the end of the event.
Friday, July 20, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals) and Mark Young (piano), An Evening of Ballads.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Sound Wall
Columbus, GA
Join us Saturday July 14 as The Sound Wall Presents Ted McVay in concert in the live room with special guest performers Rusty Taylor, Seth Taylor, and The Electric Rangers This is a live show & video shoot. The Sound Wall will have a film crew taking video of Ted's performance. Come be a part of the live audience and support Ted in this live film project. This event is BYOB.
Saturday, July 7, 2018 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST Fulton County Gov’t Building
Columbus, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals) and Darren Winters (piano). Fulton County Government Building - 141 Pryor St SW #10, Atlanta, GA 30303
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 4:00 - 5:00 a.m. EST The Hogansville Public Library
LaGrange, GA
Rusty Taylor will host an introduction to jazz for children and young adults at the public library in Hogansville, Georgia
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. EST The Harris County Public Library
LaGrange, GA
Rusty Taylor will host an introduction to jazz for children and young adults at the public library in Hamilton, Georgia
Monday, April 30, 2018 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. EST The Red Light Cafe
Atlanta, GA
Jazz jam fundraiser for Abel2, Inc. UNESCO to celebrate International Jazz Day...an Atlanta Jam at Red Light Cafe on Amsterdam off Monroe near Piedmont Park. $10 advance - $20 at the door.
Friday, March 16, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Mark Young (piano), Ian Morrison (bass), and Eric Buchanan (drums).
Friday, February 9, 2018 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Friday, January 26, 2018 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. CT Equality Performing Arts Center
Equality, Alabama
Songwriter Ted McVay (guitar and vocals) and Rusty Taylor (vocal harmonies).
Friday, Dec 29, 2017 8:30 - 12:30 a.m. CST Eighth and Rail
Opelika, AL
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar)... rest of band TBA
Friday, Dec 22, 2017 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Special Christmas Gig with Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST Venkman's
Atlanta, GA
I am going to the weekly jazz jam held at Venkman's in Atlanta hosted by Joe Gransden
Monday, Oct 30, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. EST Auburn Avenue Library
Atlanta, GA
Vocal duet with Rusty Taylor...accompanist TBD
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 8:00 a.m. - noon ET Graves Elementary
Norcross, GA
Disability Awareness Day – Highlighting Careers of Physically Handicapped Professionals
Wednesday, Sept 27, 2017 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. CT John Emerald Distillery
Opelika, Alabama
Opelika's Songwriters Night featuring Ted McVay (guitar and vocals) and Rusty Taylor (vocal harmonies).
Friday, September 8, 2017 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
ATTN: Cancelled due to illness
Friday, August 18, 2017
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Chris Helms (sax), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:30 - 12:30 a.m. CST Eighth and Rail
Opelika, AL
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Friday, May 12, 2017 8:30 - 12:30 a.m. EST Graves Elementary
Norcross, GA
Career Day for the students from Kindergarten to sixth grade. Disability awareness.
Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST The Loft
Columbus, GA
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Bryan Canonigo (sax), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Friday, December 23, 2016 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT The Loft
Columbus, GA
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce (guitar), Kevin Vannoy (sax), Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Friday, September 16, 2016 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EDT The Loft
Columbus, GA
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Coleman Woodson III (keys), and Eric Buchanan (drums).
Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. CST Jule Collins Smith Museum
Auburn, AL
Southern Standard Time featuring Rusty Taylor (vocals), Taylor Pierce guitar) Jeff Smith (bass), and Mark Parker (drums).
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:00 p.m. EST Turner Field
Atlanta, GA
Rusty Taylor, vocalist for Southern Standard Time sings the National Anthem preceding Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers


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