Multi award winning guitarist and composer MARTIN TAYLOR has established
a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his
inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of
solo jazz guitar playing.
Although completely self taught, he has enjoyed a remarkable musical career
spanning across five decades, and during that time has invented and
developed a way of playing the guitar that is admired, and often imitated, by
guitarists all over the world. As well as being a true guitar innovator, he is
also a master concert performer, dazzling audiences with his solo shows,
which combine virtuosity, emotion, humor, with a strong stage presence.
He spends much of the year traveling the world, playing in concert halls in
Europe, North America, Japan, Asia, and Australasia as well as presiding over
the uniquely innovative Martin Taylor Guitar Academy Online.
As well as his solo concerts and recordings, he has also collaborated with
musicians from many different musical genre including, Stephane Grappelli,
Jeff Beck, Chet Atkins, Bill Wyman, George Harrison, Dionne Warwick, Diane
Schuur and Jamie Cullum.
From 1979 to 1990 he toured the world and recorded over 20 albums with
the French jazz violin legend STEPHANE GRAPPELLI