Dale Taylor has been working in early music and living in the past for almost 40 years now. He studied with Arnold Grayson, Phil Levin and Bernard Krainis and built instruments with Levin Historical Instruments. He worked at Colonial Williamsburg and San Augustin Antinguo and was a featured guest for Southstreet Seaport Museum's Music Makers of South Street, highlighting the old instrument making district in New York.
He performs on recorder and baroque bassoon with the baroque ensemble Muse and leads the Renaissance alta band Jornada, where he plays cornetto, shawms, sackbut, dulcian and recorders. He owns Taylor Historic Music, where he repairs early instruments, and is currently developing a line of sackbuts and slide trumpets.