Melvin Taylor is one of the greatest guitarists in the history of rock, blues, and jazz. He is often referred to as a guitar players guitarist. This self taught master was influenced by many of histories true guitar pioneers including - Albert King, Jimmy Reed, Wes Montgomery, and Jimi Hendrix. So it won’t surprise you to know that Melvin’s ability has been recognized by many of his fellow guitar and rock greats. In fact, he’s appeared on the same ticket with Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carlos Santana, George Benson, Buddy Guy, and BB King. Melvin can count among his fans the likes of Mick Jagger, Patty LaBelle, Joey Alexander and Joe Bonamassa.
Melvin has performed in front of thousands of fans all around the world. Indeed, music fans in Argentina, Canada, China, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Turkey, the Ukraine, the Virgin Islands, and of course the USA have all enjoyed his virtuoso guitar style, and breathtaking solos.
Melvin is a prolific composer, amazing producer and recording artist, in addition to his stunning live performance skills. His love of music shines through as he crosses over many genres - mixing fluid jazz, blues, rock and soulful styles that create his unique sound. Melvin continues to thrill and entertain audiences around the globe.