Jack Taylor


BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance - Lecturer

Jack Taylor is a professional guitarist based in the North West of England. 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

  • Powis Castle, Welshpool, UK

As well as this, Jack leads a busy life as a professional musician and tutor working for a variety of higher education institutions in the UK.

Jack has been teaching and playing guitar for over 10 years and has a diverse background of national and international teaching, touring and performing. Jack has taught over 1000 music students in 4 different countries and has held teaching residencies at the following institutions:

  • University of Chester, Chester, UK

  • Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Nepal

  • Federal University of São João del-Rei

  • Pro Music, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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 at degree level has allowed him to have a thorough understanding of the technical and musical approaches to the guitar, with this knowledge Jack has taught over 3000 music lessons to students of all abilities.

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