Dan Taylor

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Trumpet player based in Hertfordshire/London. Experienced in playing many styles of music and also a keen arranger.

Dan is a trumpet player, arranger and composer based in Hertfordshire. He has a passion for many different genres of music, and is equally at home in the symphony orchestra, brass ensemble, big band or theatre pit. Dan has recently graduated from his MA in Music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, where he was awarded a Leverhulme Arts Scholarship, leaving with a Distinction mark. Currently, he is in the process of applying and auditioning for orchestral jobs both in the UK and abroad, as well as being a pioneering member of Home Brass, a brass quintet he co-founded and performs in. He continues to expand his knowledge of trumpet technique and musicianship, placing emphasis on ease, efficiency and comfort whilst playing, something that forms a large part of his teaching practice. Repertoire that he is currently working on includes: Tomasi - Trumpet Concerto Bitsch - 4 Variations on a Theme of Scarlatti Outside of music, Dan enjoys cooking and is always looking to expand his culinary repertoire in whatever way possible!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£80
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£350
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.