ROCK, BLUES, JAZZ ARTIST MELVIN TAYLOR
Melvin Taylor is one of the greatest guitarists in the history of rock, blues and jazz. This self taught master was influenced by many of histories true guitar pioneers including - Albert King, Jimmy Reed, Wes Montgomery, and Jimi Hendrix. So it won't surprise you to know that Melvin's ability has been recognized by many of his fellow guitar and rock greats. In fact, he's appeared on the same ticket with Carlos Santana, George Benson, Al DiMeola and Chick Corea. And he can count among his fans the likes of Mick Jagger and Patty LaBelle.
|Jazzfest Master Jam "Audience Favorite Performer" 2013|
Melvin has performed in front of thousands of fans all around the world. Indeed, music fans in Argentina, Canada, China, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Turkey, the Ukraine, and of course the United States of America have all enjoyed his virtuoso guitar style, and breathtaking solos.
Needless to say Melvin is an amazing recording artist and an absolutely stunning live performer. So whether you want to listen to great rock, jazz and blues classics, or you want to hear Melvin's new, original material, this is the place to be. Read on, rock on and welcome to the mesmerizing world of Melvin Taylor.
Melvin's recent burst of creativity has resulted in three new CD's, Beyond the Burning Guitar 2010 and
Sweet Taste of Guitar 2012. Beyond the Burning Guitar contains 23 original, instrumental guitar songs plus
Melvin's arrangement and adaptation of Beethoven's Fifth.
Melvin's 2012 release, Sweet Taste of Guitar is a splendid
accomplishment for this virtuoso - he composed, arranged, produced
and recorded 10 songs. What really makes this project unique is that
Melvin plays all of the instrument on the CD.
Melvin's love of music shines through as he crosses over many styles - mixing fluid jazz, blues, rock and soulful moments on his newest release
Taylor Made, Starring Melvin Taylor (March 2013).
Melvin's unique sound and outstanding performance skills continue to thrill and
entertain audiences around the globe.
All are available on iTunes, Amazon and other digital sites.