Posted on September 3, 2017

AirPlay Direct is pleased to announce and welcome singer / songwriter / artist Wayne Taylor to the Collective Evolution family.

“Wayne has had a long and colorful career thus far.  I am very excited to be working directly with Wayne on the next phase of his already celebrated career," says Robert Weingartz, Chairman AirPlay Direct / Collective Evolution.  "Wayne is very creative and we have a few unique surprises in mind for global radio, their listeners and his fans worldwide.”"At this stage in my musical career, I feel I have many more songs to write and miles to go before I hang up my hat," said Wayne Taylor, Independent Artist.  "I am excited and honored to partner up with Robert and Lynda Weingartz and the AirPlay Direct / Collective Evolution team to take my music up to another level."Taylor has recorded 15 CD’s, rising him to fame across the radio waves of the USA and abroad.  Reaching out to a more diverse audience, in 2016 he formed “Wayne Taylor’s Great American Country Band,” with a group of seasoned musicians who share a deep passion for real country music.  These professionals have played alongside and shared the stage with the likes of Randy Travis, John Conlee, Vince Gill, Bobby Bare, Lee Greenwood, Bill Monroe, Alabama, Asleep at the Wheel and many more. Wayne recently released his debut “double-album” with his “Great American Country Band."

Wayne Taylor is a retired US Navy musician of 25 years.  He was the lead vocalist/guitarist for the US Navy Band’s “Country Current,” country/bluegrass group from Washington, DC. Wayne also was the front man for the Navy's 7th Fleet Band “Orient Express,” in Yokosuka, Japan.  After retirement from the Navy, Wayne formed the Bluegrass Band, “Appaloosa,” who he is recording and performing with today.


Wayne's vast experience has led him to perform engagements the world over, performing in all 50 states, playing the Grand Ole Opry, White House for four US Presidents, for the King and Queen of Sweden, China, Halifax Nova Scotia, Korea, Philippines, Mauritius Island, Hong Kong, and Midway Island.  Wayne has also appeared on Good Morning America, Nashville Now, and the Today Show.
About AirPlay Direct:  AirPlay Direct is the premiere digital delivery / distribution company, brand and platform for engaging radio and airplay worldwide.  AirPlay Direct is a professional B2B music business environment for artists, labels, publishing companies, radio promotion firms, PR / Media firms, etc.

AirPlay Direct currently has over 10,000 radio station members in 92 countries and serves over 42,000 artist / label members globally on a daily basis.  AirPlay Direct currently operates and services the largest global independent radio distribution network in the world with respect to Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Alt. Country, Roots Music, etc.  AirPlayDirect.comAbout Collective Evolution:  Collective Evolution is a boutique, high-end entertainment and media consulting firm.  Our clients include recording artists, record labels, record producers, management companies and radio promotion / PR firms.  We deliver creative consultative services and customized business solutions to our clients based upon their specific needs and goals.

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