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      May 22, 2019

      Wednesday   7:30 PM

      227 Maple Ave E
      Vienna, Virginia 22180

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      Martin Taylor


      Martin Taylor is a multi-award winning guitarist and Acoustic Guitar magazine calls him THE Acoustic Guitarist of his Generation. He dazzles audiences with his solo shows, which combine virtuosity, emotion, humor, and a strong stage presence while his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the worlds foremost exponent of solo fingerstyle guitar playing. Taylor has invented and developed a way of playing the guitar that is admired, and often imitated, by guitarists all over the world.Collaborations with artists including Jeff Beck, Tommy Emmanuel, Bill Wyman, Chet Atkins, David Grisman, Dianne Schuur and Gary Burton have seen him garner two honorary doctorates, a BBC lifetime achievement award, Top 10 albums in both the USA and Europe, a record 14 British Jazz Awards and in 2002 he was appointed MBE For Services to Jazz Music by Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain. As one of the worlds most recognized online guitar teachers his innovative online guitar school with its headquarters in Napa, CA has been featured on NPR, BBC, Fox News and the LA Times and is subscribed to by guitarists in over 58 countries.He out-shreds all of us put togetherIve never seen anything like it Jeff BeckMartin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument. Hes unbelievable Pat MethenyEuropes finest guitarist JazzTimesThe man is no less than a guitar genius Martin Bashir (MSNBC Anchor)There is a touch of genius in his playing Classical Guitar MagazineNo matter how complex or daring, Taylors interpretations never short change the melodies; indeed, his remarkable fluid touch embues a seamless beauty. Martin Taylor is something to behold. The Washington PostTaylor is the finest British guitarist of his generation The Times of LondonRich in talent and elegance, hes a great artist Stephane GrappelliMartin Taylor is one of the greatest and most impressive guitar players in the world. Chet Atkins

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