Top session guitarist Neil Taylor has become the latest top quality pro level player to choose Vintage® electric and acoustic guitars as his instruments of choice.
Neil, whose live and studio credits include Robbie Williams tours and albums for the past ten years, has also played with the likes of Morrissey, Rod Stewart, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Imbruglia, Van Morrison, The Pretenders, Tina Turner, Trevor Horn, Tears For Fears and James Morrison, to name but a few.
This is a man who needs guitars he can rely on, and Neil has chosen the V52MRBS from the popular pre-distressed Vintage ICON guitar range and the VEC1900N 'Sweetwater' series acoustic for his upcoming sessions and solo tour.
To get an idea of Neil's pedigree, he's the guitar you've heard on multi-million selling hits such as Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, Rock DJ by Robbie Williams, Steamy Windows by Tina Turner and Rush Hour by Jane Weidlin.
Speaking of his new guitars, Neil says: "My Vintage V52 is one of the best electric guitars I've played, and I can't put it down – a friend of mine had one, and after I had a quick play on it I just knew I had to get one!"
In addition to working on most Robbie Williams albums since 2002, Neil is signed as a solo artist with Hypertension Records, and is in the process of releasing an acoustic album.
He says: "I knew I was going to need a good workhorse guitar that can take the rigours of travel around the world for the acoustic album – but at the same time it needs to perform to the highest standard. The Vintage VEC1900N has a great, even top end and is a joy to play!"
Neil is currently touring his new album No Self Control with dates in the UK and Europe. His new family of pro Vintage players includes the likes of Procol Harum's Geoff Whitehorn, German virtuoso Thomas Blug, Bernie Tormé, The Quireboys' Paul Guerin, Big Country's Tony Butler, and founding Saxon member Graham Oliver.
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