Denver-based guitar virtuoso Taylor Scott is excited to release his new single entitled “Throwback Grooves." Produced by his friend and mentor Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), and featuring Lettuce’s Eric Benny Bloom on trumpet, the new single is out now.
“I wrote ‘Throwback Grooves’ up in Wyoming on New Year’s Eve, and I guess I was feeling nostalgic,” Scott told Glide Magazine. “That’ll happen on New Year’s Eve. I was thinking about someone from my past and how whatever was going on with us, we always had the best music playing. I try to make sure that’s always the case. In the car, around the house, whatever is spinning should be the bomb. I’m always conscious of the music that accompanies a moment so I guess writing a song about it felt natural. When memories play like movie scenes inside your head, do they ever come with music? Throwback Grooves is about that.”
Last year was a year of reckoning for roots-rock artist Taylor Scott. After a tough year weathering personal storms, and having live music come to what seemed to be an indefinite pause, Taylor realized the only option was to shift his perspective, and he decided to use the time to reflect and regroup. “I recommitted myself to music and personally had to work through so much. I felt like I was hitting my head against the wall for so long, and something finally just broke open. ‘Some of the new songs dealt with those dark months, charging ahead because the only way out of it was to go forward through it. The others are so happy and lighthearted, and I haven’t written that way for years. I’m feeling celebratory now, and those songs reflect that.”
“Throwback Grooves” smooth vibe follows “Bleeding Out,” the scorching and gritty funk track released on the heels of his buzzed-about performances at this year’s FloydFest. These songs and more performed live at the festival helped him win over fans including Keller Williams and Leftover Salmon with whom he gave a blistering performance (see HERE). After a year of isolation and live streams, Taylor Scott Band jumped back into touring with a smoking Summer 2021 tour, and Taylor is currently on the road wrapping up a tour supporting Carbon Leaf that hit the Pacific Northwest. Taylor Scott Band will continue to perform live throughout the year with shows in the Mountain states.
OCT 9 Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO*
OCT 15 Vilar Performing Arts Center - Beaver Creek, CO
OCT 23 The Lodge at Wood Boss Brewing - Denver, CO
NOV 20 Chautauqua Auditorium Boulder, CO
NOV 27 Schmiggity’s - Steamboat Springs, CO
DEC 10 OP Rockwell Cocktail Lounge & Music Hall - Park City, UT
APR 29-MAY 1 Sweetwater 420 Festival - Atlanta, GA
*Supporting Carbon Leaf