Patrick Naylor Patrick Naylor

Patrick Naylor has performed extensively as a guitarist and bandleader. His contempory band Soundial released two critically acclaimed albums of original compositions and have completed 4 Jazz Services sponsored tours of the UK. Soundial's debut album was CD of the week in the London Evening Standard, and their 2003 album -Afternoon Moon was in Chrissie Murray's CD's of the year. Patrick has recorded or played live with a number of different artists including Soundial, Viper's Dream, Sara Mitra, David Beebee's Gaya, Julian Costello, Ian East, Eddie Parker, Kate Dimbleby, Firefly, Julie Mckee, Tim Giles, Orla Murphy, Julie Walkington, Julie Sassoon, Stephanie O’Brien, Ben Walker and many others. Patrick has worked extensively as a session musician and has recorded a number of pieces for film, TV and radio including: 2 series of Maigret for BBC Radio 4 and a number of feature films and TV programmes with composer Daniel Teper including Things to do Before You're 30 - a major feature film starring Billie Piper and Jimi Mistry - and many TV Programmes and adverts. He has won praise from many critics including at Jazzwise, The London Evening Standard, BBC Music Magazine, Jazz Journal Musician Magazine and Time Out.


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'Tasty acoustic guitar' - Jazz Journal 'Virtuoso guitar' - Time Out “one of the UK’s best guitarists’ – Chrissie Murray “a highly articulate, mellow musician” – Tony Hall in Jazzwise ”Thoughtful, inventive and authoritative” - Crescendo ”One if the UK's best British guitarists” - Chrissie Murray

Patrick Naylor’s Soundial - Review in Jazzwise Magazine 2003 Readers might recall that one of last year's most outstanding albums for me was composer/arranger David Beebee's Gaya, which featured his 9-piece band. (They gave one musically exciting, if sparsely attended, concert at Croydon's Fairfield Hall.) Naylor is Beebee's guitarist, heard here to excellent effect on electric and acoustic

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Album Days of Blue by Patrick Naylor

Days of Blue

Self Produced



Patrick Naylor
Days of Blue

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