Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor performs in the Jazz24/KPLU studios

Martin Taylor in the Jazz24/KPLU studios

Jazz guitarist, Martin Taylor, is one of our favorite guests in the KPLU/Jazz24 studios. Not only is he widely acclaimed as perhaps the finest solo, acoustic jazz guitarist alive, he’s always great company. Whenever his touring schedule brings him to Seattle, we make sure he pays us a visit.

In this lively conversation with jazz host, Abe Beeson, Martin talks about his family heritage as a jazz musician, the universality of jazz, and his brand new passion–teaching guitar online. He also treats us to two fine solo guitar performances; his version of ‘Stompin’ At The Savoy’ and his own composition, ‘True.’

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