Friday 24 March 2017: 8.00pm
Award-winning guitarist Martin Taylor celebrates his 60th birthday and 45 years as a touring artist with a series of solo UK concerts. Widely considered to be the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz and fingerstyle guitar, Martin Taylor’s high-profile fans include Jeff Beck, Jamie Cullum, Pat Metheny, Bill Wyman and Sir Michael Parkinson. Taylor’s remarkable musical career has spanned five decades, with more than 100 recordings to his name, an MBE, two honorary doctorates and many international awards. However it is his dazzling solo concerts, with a signature style that artfully combines his virtuosity, emotion and humour with a strong, engaging stage presence, that make this a show not to miss.
“Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument.” – Pat Metheny
“He out-shred’s all of us put together… I’ve never seen anything like it” – Jeff Beck
“A rare talent and one to be not simply appreciated but treasured” – Sir Michael Parkinson