The Groove Masters
Comprised of seasoned players, Dave and The Groove Masters blend a personable performance style, sense of humor and a signature sound that mixes high level musicianship and communication with a dynamic, groove-oriented rhythm. At the end of the day, they connect directly with the crowd and play the room - Everyone is a part of the act!
from Fort Worth, Texas, Dave Taylor has been playing guitar since the age of 12.
He studied piano and guitar, and has played professionally
Dave's worked over the years with rock, r&b, jazz, blues, fusion and soul bands, and
currently fronts this, his own band, as well as doing sideman duties with other area bands.
The Groove Masters feature some of the top talented local and world
renown seasoned, live and session players in the area on keyboards, bass and
Dave's also had the honor and good fortune of working with many highly respected and
incredibly talented, world-class players. Performers like Sweet Sam Meyers, Bugs Henderson, Andrew Junior Boy Jones, Keri
Lepai, Jackie Don Loe, Jim Suhler, Joey Love, Texas Slim, The Silvertones, Lou Hampton, Bobby
Patterson, Jackie Don Loe, Buddy Whittington, Lance Lopez, Pat Boyack, Brian
“Hashbrown” Calway, Andrea Dawson, Harold Walker, Tommy “Thrill” Hill, and many other
blues, blues-rock and soul legends.
In addition to The Groove Masters, Dave also co-founded and worked for 19 years with private party rock and soul band, “The Fins”, co-founded southern rock band, “Revival”, and is a member of legendary & notorious local blues cartel, "The Barflies".
also co-founded “The
North Texas All Stars” with Jackie Don Loe. Made up of seasoned players with high levels of
musicianship and professional experience, The All Stars shared many of the same high-performance traits as The Groove Masters.
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