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. His educational work includes running guitar classes and workshops at HGSI and teaching guitar at St Pauls Cathedral School.
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