Michael Stephen Clark prepared an iFlyer (see also the Press Releases section for a link to the PDF version) and made it available for promotional use on behalf of Rainbow Music in Dundee. It’s purpose was to to create an attractive, well-written, portable document that described their relationship with award-winning guitarist and educator, Martin Taylor MBE and the launch of his signature guitars made exclusively or him by by the respected manufacturer Peerless Guitars Ltd.
Award winning guitarist MARTIN TAYLOR is an internationally acclaimed musician, and his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar playing.
As well as being a true guitar innovator, he is also a master concert performer, dazzling audiences withhis solo shows, which combine virtuosity, emotion, humour, with a strong stage presence.
In addition to his solo concerts and recordings, he has also collaborated with musicians from many different musical genre including, Stephane Grappelli, Jeff Beck, Gary Burton, Chet Atkins, Bill Wyman, George Harrison, Dionne Warwick, Diane Schuur and Jamie Cullum. He spends much of the year travelling the world, playing in concert halls in Europe, North America, Japan, Asia, and Australasia as well as presiding over the uniquely innovative MARTIN TAYLOR GUITAR ACADEMY online.
THE MARTIN TAYLOR SIGNATURE JAZZ GUITAR
The MAESTRO (pictured below) is the higher spec model with blonde carved
solid spruce top, antique sunburst carved solid maple back and solid maple
The guitar is complimented in perfect contrast with ebony fretboard, bridge,
tailpiece and pickguard and sports a black Kent Armstrong floating minihumbucker.
An abalone orchid is inlaid on the 12th fret and the volume control
is located under the pickguard for discreet adjustment.
With a 381mm wide, 70mm deep body and 59mm neck width makes this a stunning compact guitarand a perfect addition to the Peerless range of Jazz models.
The VIRTUOSO ( pictured below) also comes with a 381mm wide, 70mm deep body and 59mm neck but is fabricated in laminated antique sunburst spruce top and laminated flame maple back and sides.
The fretboard, bridge, tailpiece and pickguard come in Indian Rosewood and a gold effect floating mini-humbucker which compliments the guitar beautifully. Once again, the volume control is discreetly located under the pick- guard for an overall understated but classy look.
Rainbow Music and Dr. Martin Taylor MBE
RAINBOW MUSIC has been
an established music retailer in
Scotland for over 30 years.
Owners Keith and Stef
have consistently provided a
professional service to everyone
who shares their passion for
Now, the guys have had their
share of rockstars, folksters and
soul legends browsing in the shop,
so their heads are not easily
However, when jazz guitar
master Dr. Martin Taylor MBE
asked them to assess his new
Peerless Signature guitar, he
immediately had their full
Naturally the two models of
the Dr. Taylor designed guitar are
An example prototype was
provide for evaluation and
Rainbow Music, among others,
were happy to provide feedback.
The end result is a wonderful,
peer-reviewed instrument that has
been conceived by a maestro of
jazz guitar for all guitarists
Martin recently said this of his
own playing, “I don’t always stick
to the jazz idiom, it kind of goes
outside of that sometimes.”
No surprise then that the
MAESTRO and the VIRTUOSO
versions of the Martin Taylor
Signature guitar are both fun to
play and sound fantastic; no
matter what style is being played.
But don’t take our word for it.
Try one for yourself and discover
the difference between a good
guitar and a truly great one.
Rainbow Music, Cowgate, Dundee