Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor has been playing keyboards for the Alarm since the 80’s. Mark is much in demand, as his CV shows!


Keyboards:(piano,hammond organ,synthesisers)/guitar/vocals/musical director/producer

Simple Minds
Touring the world and recording since 1989.
Toured extensively  06’ ‘Black and White’ tour and also toured Australia for 6 weeks ending May 07’ (with INXS.)

Elton John
Recorded the album The One and world tour for 2 years.

Marti Pellow
M.D. Keyboards/guitar/vocals
Writing and recording on solo album and new album this year. 4 tours over 7 years.
In charge of selecting and directing band consisting of brass section and b.v.’s as well as band unit. Also all t.v. and concert dates.
M.D. and arranger/producer of autumn tour 07’

M.D. last 8 years all tours and concert dates and in charge of all production and music administration.
Writing and recording. t.v. promo etc Produced several tracks including ‘Run run Rudolph’
Currently organising all Lulu live work 2011

Jimmy Cliff
Tour of u.k.and Europe 2003 and t.v. promo

Sinead o’Connor
Tracks and touring over 10 years
M.D. ‘Nothing compares to you’ world tour.

Echo and the Bunnymen
Recorded all keyboards on ‘What are you going to do with the rest of your life?’ album and arranged all strings. Toured over 2 years in US and UK.

Belinda Carlisle
M.D. 8 years world touring and recording, producing and writing. t.v. etc.

Tour of Indonesia 2003

Dave Stewart
Keyboards. Recording for Medi signed to Artist Network and other projects.
Collaborated with Terry Hall. Jimmy Cliff project.

William Topley (formerly The Blessing)
Writing and recording last 6 solo albums signed to Lost Highway and Mercury Nashville.
Toured U.S. over 8 years and currently writing next album. Supported Mark Knopfler on
2 U.S. tours 05’ and 06’
America june 2011’ for dates in Colorado and New Mexico.
Currently writing and producing next album.

Chris Difford
Keyboards/ song writing.
Many dates over 8 year period and played on both solo albums.
Wrote ‘Rain on my parade’ with Marti Pellow for the album Smile.

The Alarm
Extensive touring all over the world in 80’s including supports with Bob Dylan,Pat
Benatar and Neil Young. Recording on albums ‘Eye of the hurricane’ ‘Change’ and many more.
Currently still working with Mike Peters and have recorded on the last 5 solo albums.
Have toured UK and US recently and more dates this year. Gathering January 2011.

Lords of the new church
Toured the world over 3 year period in ’85
Continue to work with guitarist Brian James on Lords material and solo work. Recorded an album for release this year 2011 as Brian James Grand Cru.

Mark Knopfler (t.v.)
Paul Carrick
Robbie Williams (writing)
Jason Donovan
The Cult
Gramercy. (formerly The Longpigs)
Seal (t.v.&radio)
Jah Wobble (album)
Dave Stewart (tracks)
Kiki Dee
Roger Daltry
Sunhouse (album)
Monkey (album)
Glen Matlock
Dominic Miller
Naimee Coleman (m.d.)
Yazz (tracks with Sly and Robbie)
Martin Joseph (album)
Thunder (album Bowes and Morley) keyboards 02 charity show.’08
Louise Satara (gigs)
Laurie Freelove (album)
Carol Laula (album)
The Armoury show
Jimmy Nail
Jane Weidlin ( the go go’s)
Pat Leonard
Mark Taylor has set up Sonic Hills Studio and it is currently being used for dedication recordings as well as demos and songwriting. Also creating music for media advertising and soundtracks.