Michael Greenblatt of The Aquarian Weekly in New Jersey listed Wind Over Stone as one of the Top 10 Americana CDs for 2015, along with acts such as Shelby Lynne, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, and Kinky Friedman. Thank you, Michael!
Dulcie Taylor is based these days in central California. She grew up in the American south and has traveled widely with her music, all of which comes into play on her album Wind Over Stone. Continue reading →
Dulcie Taylor, “Wind Over Stone” Nov. 10, 2015 www.highnotes.reviews It’s rare I cover an artist with two new releases. The first album, Only Worn One Time, represented a gift for words as the lyrics stood out as a superlative for poetry and storytelling. There was something special as the music mixed picture-perfect with her lyrics. The artist is Dulcie Taylor. Continue reading →
Now about 15 years into her career, Dulcie Taylor has returned with another album of introspective and intelligent folk/Americana music. Included is some of her many friends including guitarist/vocalist George Nauful and acoustic guitarist/vocalist Tony Recupido. Both contribute the lead vocal for two songs. Continue reading →
Dulcie Takes Best Songwriter at the 2014 New Times Awards Dulcie Taylor won the New Times Music Award for Best Songwriter 2014. She took home the same award last year, 2013. Here is a picture of the two “Newties” as they are called, side-by-side. The “Newtie” is 10 pounds of solid bronze in the shape of a microphone and is made of metal reclaimed from decommissioned weapon systems.
When renowned Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz (his shows include Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked) was interviewed on The Atrium Stage at the Kennedy Center by Michael Kerker of ASCAP, he entertained and thrilled the sold-out crowd with his stories and his songs. Then Mr. Schwartz introduced songwriters from the Mid-Atlantic region who each performed an original song. Dulcie performed her song, Diamond & Glass.
Diamond & Glass Wins A WAMMIE!! Dulcie's CD, "Diamond & Glass," won a WAMMIE for Best Contemporary Folk Recording. Thank you to everyone who voted for the CD. Dulcie is very honored, because this award is voted on mostly by other musicians and people involved in different aspects of music. Thank you to Mike Schreibman and everyone at WAMA.
As a lover and writer of poetry, Dulcie serves on the Board of the Poetry Series at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Shakespeare Library. The Folger attracts scholars from around the globe, and is also home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, as well as magnificent collections of other rare Renaissance books and manuscripts. She also serves on the board of The Writers Center in Bethesda, MD. "The Writer's Center hosts literary events, readings and conferences; sells books and literary magazines; and offers a congenial, supportive environment for writing groups to meet." They also provide all levels of workshops for a wide range of literary genres.
Dulcie wins the Grand Prize in Broadjam's Steinberg Finals. Broadjam's Steinberg Finals, a song competition sponsored by Steinberg, the Germany-based company that manufactures digital audio recording equipment. The prize is the Steinberg Ultimate Studio Solution, "a combination of hardware and software worth over $10,000." Broadjam is a 125,000 member-strong organization of songwriters that hosts a massive online database of searchable songs for film/tv, advertisers, recording artists, etc. by writers from all 50 U.S. states and over 150 countries worldwide. "The Broadjam Pro Services group designs and builds custom technology for music industry clients such as Warner/Chappell, Academy of Country Music, Peavey, Yamaha and others."