Martin Taylor

Martin is recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of fingerstyle guitar playing. Having deputised for an injured member of the Quintette du Hot Club de France, he toured and recorded 20 albums with Stephane Grappelli between 1979 and 1990. There have also been collaborations with Jeff Beck, George Harrison, Chet Atkins, Bill Wyman, Dionne Warwick, Tommy Emmanuel, Gary Burton, David Grisman, Steve Howe, Jamie Cullum, Guy Barker and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Martin has 25 albums to his name, along with a BBC lifetime award, 14 British Jazz Awards, a Grammy nomination, and a signature guitar series. Film credits include Louis Malle’s 'Milou En Mai' and his composition Green Lady is featured in 'The Killing of John Lennon'. www.martintaylor.com

Title Track Length Description Composers Controls
Free To Fly 2:27

Light, carefree open skies with a sense of effortless optimism and graceful contentment. A time to leave the nest and spread your wings with the love and support of your family and friends. 80bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Free To Fly underscore 2:27

Light, carefree open skies with a sense of effortless optimism and graceful contentment. A time to leave the nest and spread your wings with the love and support of your family and friends. 80bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
The Tide Is Right 2:09

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
The Tide Is Right underscore 2:08

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird 3:05

Happy-go-lucky good times and past times with an air of fond reflection. A real sense of friendship and warmth - bosom buddies always there to lend a helping hand and offer a kind word. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird without whistling 3:06

Happy-go-lucky good times and past times with an air of fond reflection. A real sense of friendship and warmth - bosom buddies always there to lend a helping hand and offer a kind word. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird underscore 3:05

Happy-go-lucky bed reflecting good times, past times and happy family times. A real sense of friendship and warmth - always there to lend a helping hand and offer a kind word. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Where My Heart Lies 2:38

Soft, sentimental heartfelt melodies evoke a sense of familiar, reassuring surroundings and warm reminiscence. Looking forward to making the homeward journey after a long time away. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Where My Heart Lies underscore 2:37

Soft, sentimental heartfelt melodies evoke a sense of familiar, reassuring surroundings and warm reminiscence. Looking forward to making the homeward journey after a long time away. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alley Cat Creep 2:32

Light, bouncy jazz swing guitar with an assured swagger and confident strut. A sense of everything being just so with the world and I'm happy doing my own thing. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alley Cat Creep underscore 2:33

Light, bouncy jazz swing guitar with an assured swagger and confident strut. A sense of everything being just so with the world and I'm happy doing my own thing. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing 1:57

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing without whistling 1:57

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing underscore 1:57

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Coconut Island underscore 2:01

Uptempo, feelgood themes with a sense of cool celebration and jovial party atmosphere. A time to get together and enjoy the fruits of a successful harvest. 115bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Kumbawa 3:01

Light, whimsical ditty full of optimism and joy with catchy, whistled melody and a general sunny feel. Appreciating life - so let the good times roll. Good morning to all. 135bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Kumbawa underscore 3:02

Light, whimsical ditty full of optimism and joy with a general sunny feel. Appreciating life - so let the good times roll. Spreading good will to one and all. 135bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Pretty Simple 4:07

A solitary Ukulele picks a simple melody and gives a sense of thoughtful reflection full with fond memories and anecdotal recollections. Take a seat and enjoy a moment watching the world go by. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alma De Fuego 2:35

Fiery and passionate Spanish influenced guitar themes and rhythms convey a sensuous night atmosphere as the amorous couple dance the night away. A couple with only eyes for each other take to the dance floor. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alma De Fuego underscore 2:32

Fiery and passionate Spanish influenced guitar themes and rhythms convey a sensuous night atmosphere as the amorous couple dance the night away. A couple with only eyes for each other take to the dance floor. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
A Beautiful Day 2:19

Easy, relaxed good time feel with positive themes portraying a sense of enjoyment and contentment. A moment at the end of the day to savour the sunset and the beauty of the surroundings. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
A Beautiful Day underscore 2:19

Easy, relaxed good time feel with positive themes portraying a sense of enjoyment and contentment. A moment at the end of the day to savour the sunset and the beauty of the surroundings. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Happy Days 2:22

Happy, folksy feelgood stroll out. Warm, friendly themes and a convivial air gives a real sense of affection and endearment. It's great to get together with old friends and exchange a few stories. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Happy Days underscore 2:22

Happy, folksy feelgood stroll out. Warm, friendly themes and a convivial air gives a real sense of affection and endearment. It's great to get together with old friends and exchange a few stories. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Bright Side Of The Road 1:41

An optimistic, uplifting clap-a-long with subtle hints of rock and roll and a sense of nostalgia. A charming whistled melody captures the lighthearted mood. A walk through the park sets the tone for the day. 140bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Bright Side Of The Road underscore 1:41

An optimistic, uplifting clap-a-long with subtle hints of rock and roll and a sense of nostalgia. A carefree walk through the park with friends sets the tone for the day. 140bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Free To Fly 0:30

Light, carefree open skies with a sense of effortless optimism and graceful contentment. A time to leave the nest and spread your wings with the love and support of your family and friends. 80bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
The Tide Is Right 0:30

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird 0:30

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird without whistling 0:30

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Where My Heart Lies 0:30

Soft, sentimental heartfelt melodies evoke a sense of familiar, reassuring surroundings and warm reminiscence. Looking forward to making the homeward journey after a long time away. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alley Cat Creep 0:30

Light, bouncy jazz swing guitar with an assured swagger and confident strut. A sense of everything being just so with the world and I'm happy doing my own thing. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing 0:30

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing without whistling 0:30

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Coconut Island 0:30

Uptempo, feelgood themes with a sense of cool celebration and jovial party atmosphere. A time to get together and enjoy the fruits of a successful harvest. 115bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Kumbawa 0:30

Light, whimsical ditty full of optimism and joy with catchy, whistled melody and a general sunny feel. Appreciating life - so let the good times roll. Good morning to all. 135bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Kumbawa underscore 0:30

Light, whimsical ditty full of optimism and joy with a general sunny feel. Appreciating life - so let the good times roll. Spreading good will to one and all. 135bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Pretty Simple 1:41

A solitary Ukulele picks a simple melody and gives a sense of thoughtful reflection full with fond memories and anecdotal recollections. Take a seat and enjoy a moment watching the world go by. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alma De Fuego 0:30

Fiery and passionate Spanish influenced guitar themes and rhythms convey a sensuous night atmosphere as the amorous couple dance the night away. A couple with only eyes for each other take to the dance floor. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
A Beautiful Day 0:30

Easy, relaxed good time feel with positive themes portraying a sense of enjoyment and contentment. A moment at the end of the day to savour the sunset and the beauty of the surroundings. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Happy Days 0:30

Happy, folksy feelgood stroll out. Warm, friendly themes and a convivial air gives a real sense of affection and endearment. It's great to get together with old friends and exchange a few stories. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Bright Side Of The Road 0:30

An optimistic, uplifting clap-a-long with subtle hints of rock and roll and a sense of nostalgia. A charming whistled melody captures the lighthearted mood. A walk through the park sets the tone for the day. 140bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Free To Fly 0:06

Light, carefree open skies with a sense of effortless optimism and graceful contentment. A time to leave the nest and spread your wings with the love and support of your family and friends. 80bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
The Tide Is Right 0:06

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird 0:05

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Little Bird 0:06

Upbeat, jaunty feelgood lilt with a lightweight tropical feel and a happy disposition. Breezing through each day with a smile on your face and friendly wave. 130bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Where My Heart Lies 0:06

Soft, sentimental heartfelt melodies evoke a sense of familiar, reassuring surroundings and warm reminiscence. Looking forward to making the homeward journey after a long time away. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Alley Cat Creep 0:05

Light, bouncy jazz swing guitar with an assured swagger and confident strut. A sense of everything being just so with the world and I'm happy doing my own thing. 160bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Plain Sailing 0:06

Upbeat, cheery Hawaiian-esque guitar melodies and smooth tropical rhythms sway with the influence of the warm trade winds. Happy days out along the coastline. 120bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor
Coconut Island 0:04

Uptempo, feelgood themes with a sense of cool celebration and jovial party atmosphere. A time to get together and enjoy the fruits of a successful harvest. 115bpm

Adam Bulley, Martin Taylor

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