Taylor Benjamin York (born December 17, 1989) is an American rock guitarist and is currently a member of the alternative rock band Paramore. He also plays the keyboard and glockenspiel occasionally during their live set. His brother is Justin York of Cecil Adora.
Taylor York was born on December 17, 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee. He is currently the rhythm guitarist in the band Paramore. His brother is Justin York who is a member of Cecil Adora. Taylor's father is Peter York (a music executive at Sparrow Records) who also is a skilled guitarist, taught both Justin and Taylor the instrument. York had been in a band with the Farro brothers (Josh Farro and Zac Farro) before the two met Hayley Williams, and originally took part in writing songs such as Conspiracy from their debut album, All We Know Is Falling. York had played with Paramore as a touring member for two years (2007-2009) but was never an actual member, until it was announced on June 15, 2009 through the band's Livejournal that he was now an official member of the band. .