Larry Murante, lead vocalist, guitar, percussion
Larry has been performing, writing, recording, and touring regionally and nationally for over three decades. Larry studied classical voice at the University of Washington and privately with several opera, jazz, and musical theater stylists over the years. Along with fronting Taylor Made, Larry also performs as a solo singer songwriter and has released four CD’s of original music. He has won more than 18 awards in US and international competitions for songwriting and performance, including grand prize winner of the International John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the Wildflower Songwriting Contest in Richardson Texas, West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest and two time finalist in the Grassy Hill Kerrville, New folk Competition in Kerrville, TX. He considers it an honor to sing the songs of one of his songwriting heroes and to perform JT’s incredible repertoire with some of the Northwest’s finest musicians. http://www.larrymurante.com
Scott Donaldson, lead guitar
Scott is a guitarist who has been performing and recording in the Pacific NW for several decades. In addition to playing guitar in Taylor Made Scott is involved in a number of Tribute bands providing guitar for the Bell Bottom Blues (Tribute to Eric Clapton), Reckless (Tribute to Bryan Adams), Wasted Words (Tribute to The Allman Brothers), Feelin’ Alright (Tribute to Joe Cocker) and the 70’s Classic Rock band Trailer Park Kings. Scott also plays guitar in the Original Rock band Rival of Kings
Jim Savery, bass guitar
Originally hailing from Boston, Jim got his start playing in New England-area cover bands. After touring as a bassist and as a trumpet player with United States Air Force (USAF) Bands, Jim moved to Seattle where he provides top-shelf bottom-end to not only TAYLOR MADE, but also with FEELIN’ ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute), BELL BOTTOM BLUES (Eric Clapton Tribute), and, more recently, DARK HORSE (George Harrison Tribute). He is a also a former member of pacific northwest bands such as The Luxury and Mojo Circus.
Natasha (Nati) Popova, violin, vocals
Award winning violinist Natasha (Nati) Popova grew up in Moscow Russia and has performed all over Europe and the US for the past several decades. Natasha studied classical violin at Gnesin’s Music academy in Moscow Russia and organ at Hochshule Luzern in Switzerland. As a violinist, she has performed on the Bangladesh, "Wind Of Change" TV series and a US national tour with accordionist Sergei Teleshev as well as several other music projects in Moscow Russia, Eugene, OR and Dallas, TX. Natasha has amassed many performance awards including winner of the All-Russian contest "New Names” and the Grand Prix of the festival "International Talented” award to name a few. She is currently seeking asylum in the US and misses her brother and sister currently living in Ukraine and her mother and father who reside in Moscow Russia. Her professional work can be viewed here
Robert Gardunia, vocals, keyboards, percussionist
Robert has played extensively with a number of popular Tribute acts throughout the Puget Sound area since 2000. Robert is well-versed in a wide variety of musical styles from folk to metal to progressive rock. Along with performing with TAYLOR MADE, Robert performs with DARK HORSE (George Harrison Tribute) and is a founding member of WASTED ON THE WAY (A Tribute to Crosby Stills, Nash, and Young).
Mark Zyla, Keyboards
Mark hails from Detroit, Michigan where from an early age; he was influenced by the sounds of Motown. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Piano Performance, Mark went on to study Jazz and toured all over Europe including performing at the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival. Mark is well-known in the industry for his flexibility to easily and expertly flow between many styles of music like Rock, Latin, Funk, Jazz and Contemporary Country.
Michael Clune, drummer/percussionist
Originally from the upstate New York area, Michael studied with Russ Carriot and attended the Berklee College of Music, studying drums and percussion with Alan Dawson and Joe Hunt. Over the last 4 decades Michael’s drumming performances include: The Back Stage, Bumbershoot, Folk Life, The Evergreen State Fair, Chico World musical festival, (performing with Norton Buffalo) Seattle Mardi Gras, Ballad Locks Summer Music Festival, Freedom Festival and The Triple Door. Michael’s studio recordings drumming, percussion sessions are extensive. They include: Lonnie Turner, (The legendary Steve Miller bass player), James Michael Thomas (Ray Charles guitarist), Alice Stuart (Burnside records recording artist), and New York City’s world jazz pianist/vocalist Rick Della Ratta. Michael’s original works, 2008 “Easy Street” can be heard on itunes, Band Camp, and Spotify. In 2012 Michael collaborated with Seattle’s great Jazz pianist Ken Kassover to record their album, “Under the Covers.” Michael is the bandleader and lead vocalist for Moondance, a Van Morrison Tribute band and Sleep Till Noon, his Americana original act. michaelclunemusic.com