taylor watson

Drummer - Nashville, TN

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Taylor Watson is a dynamic touring and recording drummer based in Nashville,TN. His tight groove and influential four on the floor are the sound behind a number of Nashville's up and coming country artists.


Taylor has toured/recorded/performed with: Kassi Ashton, Stephen Neal, Dylan Schneider, Emma Rowley, Forrest Fire Gospel Choir, Paul Childers and the Black Tie Affair, The Wolfe Brothers, Hailey Whitters, Aaron Parker, Zach Stone, John Martin Davis, Ben Bradford, John Martin Davis Band, Zach Ummer, Jenna Renae


Being from Dallas, Texas, Taylor was bound to fall in love with country music. However, because of his training from instructors, Lauren Vogel Weiss, Warren Dewey, Jeff Ausdemore, and Michael Brothers, Taylor's versatility behind the kit extends from Jazz and Latin to Country and Pop. 







DW  Collectors Series Maple/Mahoganey Drums

Rack tom: 10x12

Floor Tom: 14x16

Snare: 5 1/2x14 Collectors series Nickel Plated

Snare Drum: 6 1/2 x 14 Brady Walnut



Hardware: DW 9000

Hi-hats: Meinl Byzance Dark

Crash: Istanbul Traditional 20in

Ride Cymbal: Vintage Zildijian 22in

Cymbal: Zildijian Sweet Ride 22in 


In-ears Monitors: 1964 ears

Cases: Humes and Berg Enduro Pro Cases

Electronics: Roland Spdsx

Live show programs: Ableton Live

Recording/track building programs: Ableton Live, Logic Pro X



May 5: Goodbye June Album Release Show w/ Forrest Fire Gospel Choir: Basement East, Nashville, TN

May 25-27: Ben Bradford at Flora-Bama, Pensacola, FL


June 10: Kassi Ashton @ CMA Fest 2017, Nashville, TN

June 15: Stephen Neal, Sturgeon, MO

June 24: Stephen Neal, Taste of Joliet, Joliet, IL

June 29: Stephen Neal, Des Moines, IA

June 30: Stephen Neal, Okabochee, IA


July 4: Stephen Neal, Clearfield, UT

July 6: Stephen Neal, Pittsburgh, PA

July 7: Stephen Neal, Varysburg, NY

July 8: Stephen Neal, Independence, IA

July 9: Stephen Neal, Chicago, IL

July 13: Granger Smith w/ Stephen Neal, LaPorte, IN

July 14: Stephen Neal, Plainsfield, IL

July 15: Stephen Neal, Yorkville, IL

July 22: Stephen Neal, Virginia Beach, VA

July 27: Stephen Neal, Naperville, IL

July 28: Stephen Neal, Champaign, IL

July 29: Stephen Neal, Yorkville, IL



For all other touring or business inquiries please contact Taylor at taylor.watson93@sbcglobal.net


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