Jarrod Taylor is highly regarded throughout New England as an accomplished guitarist and dedicated instructor with over 20 years teaching experience. He’s an active performer in a wide variety of ensembles ranging from blues, rock, country, to jazz and funk. A summa cum laude graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Jarrod’s musical background touches upon many traditions and genres, while he continues to practice, study, and grow musically with a focus on jazz and classical guitar. Jarrod teaches Guitar Performance Studies as an adjunct faculty member at Plymouth. In 2022 he created and established the “Lakeport Music Co-op” , an area lesson studio collaborative for independent music teachers. In addition to teaching and performing, Jarrod is a session guitarist, having recorded and performed live with Bruce Marshall, Ryan Ordway, Audrey Drake, Alex Preston, Fonda Feingold, Kemp Harris, and Al Hospers among many others.