JAMES TAYLOR
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SEEKING

Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes.

ABOUT

Need a fill in drummer? I am your man! I can sight read sheet music/charts. Completely experienced with playing with a click and loops. I am 100% drug free and reliable!!! In the event you are in a crunch and need a fill in or substitute, please contact me. I can provide you with as many referrals as you would want.

My name is James (Jimmy) Taylor. I am a drummer/percussionist. I am 40, married w/ children. I majored in music/percussion at UCF in Orlando. I have played for several production companies, doing anything from trap set in a pit for musicals, studio work, swing dance bands, party bands, corporate events, to orchestras. I taught percussion in the high school public school system in South Florida. I was, for several years the drummer for one of South Florida's renowned big bands and a jazz quintet that included Grammy nominated players. I specialize in jazz, country, big band, pop, R&B, blues, latin & modern rock.

Screen name:
JAMES TAYLOR
Member since:
Apr 12 2007
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

WAY TOO MANY TO LIST THEM ALL.
SAMPLES ARE CHAD GILMORE, RICH REDMOND, SHANNON POWELL, BILL STEWART, STEVE JORDAN, CARTER BEAUFORD, STANTON MOORE, BENNY GREBB.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Couple different DW Collectors kits, Zildjian Hybrid Cymbals, Audix Mics, Select Percussion & Much More.