Dave Taylor received a B.S. and M.S. degree from The Juilliard School of Music and began his career as a member of Leopold Stokowski’s American Symphony Orchestra, with appearances with the New York Philharmonic under Pierre Boulez. He has recorded numerous solo albums on the following labels: Koch, New World, ENJA, DMP, Tzadik, CIMP, PAU, and TLB. He has presented numerous recitals throughout the world, and has performed on numerous Grammy Award-winning albums. Taylor has won the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) Most Valuable Player Virtuoso award for five consecutive years. He currently teaches at the Manhattan School of Music and Mannes College and is an artist clinician for Edwards Trombones.