Guitarist Music Educator Technology Specialist
Welcome to the website for Darren Taggart, a UK based Musician and Music Educator.
Darren has appeared across the UK, Europe, United States of America and Canada. Career highlights include sharing stages with Billy Idol, Newton Faulkner, James Blunt, Lightning Seeds, A-ha, The Wonderstuff, Gary Numan, The Stranglers, Matt Terry (X Factor) and Lee Latchford Evans (Steps) as well as live sessions for regional and national radio stations.
He is an experienced backline technician and sound engineer, with past clients including The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Pete Docherty, Toby Jepson (Little Angels), Dean Howard (T'Pau/Cats in Space), Diversity, Simon Webb (Blue), Alabama 3, Bez (Happy Mondays), Babyshambles, The Horrors and The Sonics.
Darren teaches across several colleges and universities specialising in Music Performance, Business and Production. He is currently working towards a PhD at Canterbury Christ Church University, focussing on the links between music education and the music industry.