Dennis Taylor was born to be a performer; his talent and love of Classic Soul and R&B transcends his young age. Fans feel that they are watching an old soul when they see Dennis perform. Dennis’ passion for music is respected by all who know him. He truly captures the passionate love affair that is R&B channeling soulful influences such as Marvin Gaye, Barry White and Teddy Pendergrass.
Born and raised in the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown, it all began at the young age of 12 when Dennis made his first public singing performance. Although Dennis is just 23 years of age, he has more than a decade of performing experience under his belt. A self taught musician, Dennis plays a variety of instruments, including piano and guitar.
From 2012 until 2016, Dennis was privileged to work with Grammy Award-winning producer, Bobby Eli. Eli, also a founding member of Philadelphia's MFSB Orchestra, was responsible for writing (along with Vinnie Barrett) several timeless classics of the Philly Soul Sound including, "Love Won't Let Me Wait", "Side Show" and "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely" recorded by Major Harris, Blue Magic and Ronnie Dyson (and later, The Main Ingredient), respectively. Under Bobby's mentorship, Dennis was able to hone his craft in the Classic Soul and R&B realm. Dennis describes the time he spent with Eli as "a master class in Soul" for which he will be forever grateful.
Over his years of performing, Dennis has had the honor of performing at various well known venues including The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia and the TD Garden in Boston. He has also attracted a huge fan base in Germany and performed his show in over 15 cities in the country. Additionally, he has performed alongside Classic Soul artists including, Tavares, The Stylistics, The Delfonics, Black Ivory, Alexander O'Neal, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Darlene Love and more.
In August of 2017, Dennis became a member of the critically-acclaimed Boston group, North Shore Acappella, following the passing of longtime member and friend, Paul Lopes. The group performs often all around New England.
Dennis' long awaited, self-produced, debut album entitled, "Fantasy" is set to be released in March of 2019 on SoulTownie Records. Current plans for the album's promotional tour are now in the works.