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Community Groove / Bio

Community Groove is a Baltimore band that plays funky soul-infused originals and covers.

Keyboards & Vox: Gary Gilpin
Gary has written music for TV and movies and in 2007 released the inaugural “Funk Daddy-G”.

Guitar & Vocals: Rob Thorworth
Rob is an Alabama born and bred blues-rock guitarist /singer-songwriter who has released several recordings and toured nationally. Since relocating to Baltimore in 2000, Rob has focused on songwriting and production.

Bass: Jay Dulaney
Jay is an electric bassist, composer and lyricist, and has recorded and toured with smooth jazz artist Gregg Karukas, drummer Alphonse Mouzon, and Tim Eyermann's East Coast Offering. Jay was also bass player for the Gary Shandling Show in Los Angeles, and has played with Carl Filipiak, O'Donel Levy, and Dennis Chambers

Saxophone & Keyboards: Dave Fairall
Dave spent years touring internationally with The Reddings, (Otis’ sons), the Washington DC-based band Intruders, and stays busy with bands in the Balt / Washington area. He is also featured on recordings with Dennis Chambers, African guitarist Vincent Nguini, rock band Crack The Sky, jazz fusion guitarist Carl Filipiak and others.

Drums: Rod Dunton
Rod joined in 2012 after a stint with Baltimore’s Kelly Bell Band, and previously spent years on the road with “Savannah” from Norfolk VA., and San Francisco-based “Sakrid”. Rod has also done soundtrack work with Bruce Hornsby, and has extensive recording credits.

General Info

Band Members
Rob Thorworth - Guitar & Vox, Gary Gilpin - Keys and Vox, Jay Dulaney - Electric Bass, Rod Dunton - Drums, Dave Fairall - Sax and Keys
Artist Name
Community Groove
Home Page
Rock / Funk / Groove

Contact Info

Baltimore, MD