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The guitarist's guitarist

Martin Taylor
Page added May 9, 2014 Updated May 12, 2014

UK guitarist Martin Taylor will be touring Australia in mid May and we'll hear what he can do solo on a Charlie Parker tune on this episode.

We begin with a Hot Five recording from Louis Armstrong as well as hearing him in fine form with his All-Stars from the mid '50s.  Saxophonist Tina Brooks only made a few recordings as a leader before he withdrew from the jazz scene in the early 1960's and you'll hear from his final recording.

Plus, new releases including two compilations from ABC Jazz which feature music from the '30s as well as a compilation of all Australian recordings.

See the complete playlist here.

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May 10, 2014. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
May 13, 2014. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
May 13, 2014. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Dr Martin Taylor, MBE (born 20 October 1956) is a British jazz guitarist who has performed in groups, guitar ensembles and as an accompanist. He is best known for his solo fingerstyle performances, in which he provides bass and chordal accompaniment in addition to a melody. Biography: Early life: Taylor was born in Harlow, Essex, into a family with a musical heritage and a gypsy/traveller...

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