Jack Taylor is an internationally acclaimed guitarist based in the North West of England. With a diverse background of national and international touring, recording and performing. Jack’s experience as a performer is guaranteed to provide the perfect soundtrack to your event.
As a successful international and national touring musician, Jack has played over 500 gigs in 4 different countries. This includes performances at:
Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Nepal.
House of Music, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Pro Music, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Manicomicos, Sao Joao Del Rei, Brazil.
Liverpool International Music Festival, Liverpool, UK.
Threshold Festival, Liverpool, UK.
Albert Dock, Liverpool.
Boomtown Fair Festival, Winchester, UK.
University of Chester, Queen's Park Campus, Chester, UK.
National Urdd Eisteddfod, Cardiff, UK.
Throughout these performances, Jack has developed a musical maturity way above his age and has charmed and impressed audiences with his virtuosic and sophisticated playing ability.
Playing at these types of events has led Jack to develop a professional manner along with excellent communication and organisation skills. If you hire Jack for your event, you can guarantee that he will turn up on time, be polite and happy to work with any specific requirements for your event.
As a BA and MA graduate in popular music, Jack has been lucky enough to study with some of the world’s best guitar tutors, including; Mark Lettieri (Snarky Puppy), Tom Quayle, John Wheatcroft and Matt Warnock. Studying with these tutors has allowed Jack to develop a unique playing style which is continuing to grow and develop every day.
Throughout the years working as a session musician in the UK, Jack has tackled almost every genre that you can think of. Whether it’s, Jazz, Blues, Rock or Reggae; you name it, Jack’s done it. As a result of this, Jack has developed a broad range of repertoire suitable for all types of venues and audiences. So whether you want Bossa Nova, Bebop or The Beatles, you don’t need to worry, Jack’s got it covered.
Jack is available to perform at the following events:
If you’re interested in having Jack perform at your event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for a free quote.
vivienne stevens• May 12, 2018
Really great guitarist. Did an amazing job of setting the mood for the event. Thanks again!
Lucy Brown• Nov. 13, 2017
"What a wonderful afternoon! Thank you for providing the perfect soundtrack for my daughters christening. Everybody enjoyied the set and was so impressed.
Would highly recommend this duo, very happy customers."
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?PA system and lighting will be used throughout the performance.
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?Yes.
- How much space do you require?A performance space of 2 meters width by 2 meters depth is required as a performance space.
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?If you’d like a specific song for your event, I’m happy to learn this in advance. Song requests must be submitted at least 1 month in advance.
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?I will usually take one 10 minute break in between sets.
Solo Jazz Guitar Set
Solar - Jazz Standard
Summertime - Jazz Standard
Take Five - Dave Brubeck
Autumn Leaves - Jazz Standard
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
So What - Miles Davis
Blue Bossa - Jazz Standard
Bag's Groove - Jazz Standard
Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Bossa Dorado - Dorado Schmitt
Yesterday - The Beatles
Fly Me To The Moon - Jazz Standard
All Blues - Miles Davis
Swing 42 - Django Reinhardt
Mas Que Nada - Jorge Ben
Song For My Father - Horace Silver
Bright Size Life - Pat Metheny
Black Orpheus - Jazz Standard
Breezin - George Benson
Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock
All of Me - Jazz Standard
Affirmation - George Benson
The Chicken - Jaco Pastorious
Just The Two of Us - Bill Withers
How My Heart Sings - Bill Evans