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John Taylor

 

 

I have a serious passion for music. Music is my life, and I want to share that with everyone I can.

My musical background is primarily in rock and metal. The bands that had the biggest influence on me are Iron Maiden, Helloween, Slayer, and Morbid Angel. Yngwie Malmsteen is the guitarist who made me want to play as fast as I can. In my later years of playing I have been inspired by Opeth, Type O Negative, Norah Jones, Peppino D' Agostino, Summoning, etc. My current favorite guitarist is Buckethead.

I started teaching my first student back in 2001.

Throughout my musical career I have played live, recorded commercial music, recorded with bands I've been in and still am a part of, recorded my own solo work, and of course, taught several students.

I broke the Guinness Record for Fastest Guitar Player two times. I held the record for playing Flight of the Bumblebee at 600 bpm, and again at 620 bpm.

 

   
 

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