Nigel John Taylor - biography

Musician from United Kingdom,England

Nigel John Taylor Nigel John Taylor (born 20 June 1960) is an English musician who is best known as the bass guitarist and co-founder of pop rock band Duran Duran. Duran Duran were one of the most popular groups in the world during the 1980s due to their revolutionary music videos that played in heavy rotation in the early days of MTV. Taylor played with Duran Duran from its founding in 1978 until 1997, when he left to pursue a solo recording and film career. He recorded a dozen solo releases (albums, EPs, and video projects) through his company "Trust The Process" over the next four years, had a lead role in the movie Sugar Town, and made appearances in a half dozen other film projects. He rejoined Duran Duran for a reunion of the original five members of the group in 2001. Taylor also founded two supergroup side projects: Power Station and Neurotic Outsiders. Taylor grew up in Hollywood, a suburb of Birmingham, England. As a child he attended Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic school and the Abbey High School, in Redditch, wore glasses (due to severe myopia, over -10 dioptres), enjoyed James Bond movies and the hobby of wargaming with hand-painted model soldiers. In his early teen years he  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Duran Duran/Power Station,John Nigel Taylor,Duran Duran,Noodlehead,John Taylor,Taylor, John,J.T.
Date of birth
Place of birth
United Kingdom,England
Amanda de Cadenet Gela Nash
Atlanta Noo Taylor
Musician, Guitarist, Actor, Bassist


Institution From To
Abbey High School


Year Performance Character
2009 Plastic Planet
2008 Classic Albums: Duran Duran: Rio
2005 The Peter Erskine Trio: Live at Jazz Baltica
2000 A Diva's Christmas Carol Ghost of Christmas Present
2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
1999 Sugar Town Clive

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