Charles "Stix" Taylor

Charles "Stix" Taylor was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  His father, Charles Taylor Sr., was the former bass player for the Emotions and taught Stix how to play his first beat at the age of four.  Stix is also the great nephew of the "Queen of the Blues" multi-award winning grammy singer the late Koko Taylor.

Stix is a self taught drummer, producer and arranger.  In 2013 Stix was the winner of the Guitar Center "drum off" in Detroit, Michigan.  

His influences range from Blues to Hip Hop, Jazz, R&B, Funk and Rock.  

When he's not performing with major headlining acts Stix is keeping the groove with the #1 R&B Band in Las Vegas, In-A-Fect!