Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Trombone, Upright bass, Cello, Clarinet.


Dallas Taylor is a modern jazz trumpeter working as a freelance musician in Los Angeles, having performed in the Ebe Entertainments’ L.A Stars wedding band in Philadelphia. He has been the lead trumpet player of the UArts Z Band, which recently won the national collegiate jazz competition in Down Beat. Dallas Taylor was a member of the Z Band when it won the Monterey Jazz competition in 2017. Later the group performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Dallas played at Hall Kimmel Center as principal trumpet with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and at Yankee stadium for the NYCFC in Gallant Entertainments band, City Beats. Through Gallant, he has performed for many private events throughout New York City.

Dallas began his musical pursuits on piano, which he has studied for seventeen years. His ability to play trumpet, piano, and keyboard has enabled him to perform in a variety of situations. Dallas has also been teaching private lessons for six years in New Jersey with an emphasis on history, theory, and technique.

(Just my cover letter, I really appreciate if you took the time to read it! If not the jist of it is, I can't wait to work with you and look forward to meeting more people in this field!)

Screen name:
Member since:
Apr 27 2022
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Hargrove, Brad Mason, Elliot Mason, Oscar Peterson, Brad Mehldau, Dave Douglas, Aaron Parks, Bob Reynolds, Snarky Puppy, Mathias Eick. Etc etc etc, endless list

Instrument experience:



Trumpet + all accompanying mutes, flugelhorn, Keyboard, amp. shedding the EVI, music stands.