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My Favourite Things - Martin Taylor

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Scottish guitarist Martin Taylor dropped by during his 2014 Australian tour to discuss some of the music that inspires him.

Martin's favourite things

1. 'I’ll See You In My Dreams' - Django Reinhardt
Album: L’or De Django (Dreyfus Jazz FDM36648-2)

2. 'I Believe In Miracles' - Fats Waller
Album: Breakin’ The Ice/The Early Years Part 1: 1934-35 (RCA/Bluebird Records 078636661827)

3. 'Wild Cat' - Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti
Album: The 20s & 30s Sides (JSP Records 3402)

4. 'West Coast Blues' - Wes Montgomery
Album: The Incredible Jazz Guitar (Riverside Records/Original Jazz Classics OJCCD036-2)

5. 'Theme – Once Upon A Time In America' - Ennio Morricone/Nina Rota
Album: The Mafia Movies (Recording Arts 5X044)

6. 'The Touch Of Your Lips' - Tony Bennett & Bill Evans
Album: The Legendary Sessions (Jazz Collectors JC426)

Presenter: Gerry Koster
Recorded: June 26, 2014
Audio interview is no longer available due to copyright restrictions
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Jul 11, 2014. 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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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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