modern & traditional flamenco
Classical and Flamenco guitarist Mark Taylor is an international recording artist, performer and teacher. His combined experience in classical and flamenco music makes him a strong and dynamic interpreter of the classical repertoire with an approach to flamenco that is rhythmically vibrant, passionate and true to the essence of the many styles he performs.
Taylor studied flamenco guitar over a 15 year period in Granada, Sevilla, Jerez de la Frontera & Madrid. He has performed as a soloist in Spain and the United States & appears regularly as featured artist with the Sol Flamenco Dance Company & The San Francisco Bay area’s Potaje ensemble, directed by Chus Alonso specializing in flamenco and Latin music.
He has also collaborated with Francisco Gaona’s stage productions of Romanceros Gitanos, Cante Jondo & Cantares by Federico García Lorca. Radio and television credits include interviews by Jose Maria Velasquez on Spanish National Radio in Madrid, Spain, Radio Onda Ribera in Navarra, Spain & Michael Krazny’s Forum on KQED Public Radio in San Francisco. Mark’s music has also been featured on television in the Discovery Channel program Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, in the “Spain” and “Morocco” episodes.