Garrett Harris 11 a.m., Jan. 17
RIYL: The Styletones, Greyboy Allstars, Rebecca Jade and the Cold Hard Fact, Soul Fire, Stevie & the Hi-Staxx
Inception: San Diego, 2014
Influences: George Clinton, Parliment Funkadelic, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Rick James, James Brown
Funk rockers Taurus Authority featured at various times drummer Jake Najor (Soul Fire, Stevie & the Hi-Staxx, the Styletones), backed by players like DJ Greyboy (Greyboy Allstars), bassist Christian Schinelli (Pocket, Dirty Sweet, Price of Dope), saxophonist/flute player Harold Todd, and Long Beach keyboardist Delmos Wade. Their debut gig was october 13, 2014, at downtown's Holuse of Blues.
Former members Schinelli, Najor, and Todd formed a new funk/soul/jazz band called Natural Sounds Trio (aka NST) in 2016.