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Birmingham, England, UK
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Nigel John Taylor (born 20 June 1960) is an English musician who is best known as the bass guitarist and co-founder of new wave 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 and has remained with the group to this day.
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John Taylor (born Nigel John Taylor on 20 June 1960 in Birmingham, England) is the bass guitarist and co-founder of the pop rock band Duran Duran. Duran Duran was one of the most popular groups in the world during the 1980s, thanks to revolutionary music videos that played in heavy rotation in the early days of MTV, and Taylor was one of Duran Duran`s most popular members. Taylor played with Duran Duran and its changing lineups from its founding in 1978 until 1997, when he left to pursue a solo recording and film career. He made a dozen solo releases (albums, EPs, and video projects) through his company "Trust The Process" in the next four years, had a lead role in the movie Sugar Town, and made appearances in half a dozen other film projects. He rejoined Duran Duran for a full reunion of the original five members of the group in 2001. Taylor also founded two supergroup side projects: Power Station and Neurotic Outsiders.
From 1985-1989 John dated Danish model Renée Toft Simonsen to whom he was engaged. John married Amanda De Cadenet in a London registry office on December 24, 1991 and they had a daughter, Atlanta Noo, on 31 March 1992. They officially separated in May 1995. John met his second wife Gela Nash, co-founder of Juicy Couture, in 1996, and they married in Las Vegas on March 27, 1999.
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Nigel John Taylor
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Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor
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duranduran.com, www.facebook.com/ThisistherealJT, twitter.com/ThisistherealJT, www.myspace.com/johntaylorsolo
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New wave, Punk Rock, Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Pop Rock
Bass guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Duran Duran, The Power Station, Neurotic Outsiders, Robert Palmer
Abbey High School, in Redditch
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Independent Talent Group Ltd.
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Posted by brian 1 year ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 1 year ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 1 year ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
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