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Marcus recently played alongside one of the world’s top guitarist, Martin Taylor at his annual guitar retreat held in Scotland. The weekend was attended by 30 guitarists from around the globe.
Marcus will be performing at Moffat Jazz Club on 16th November with Dick Lee’s Swingetet. On the 17th November he will be playing in Helensburgh again with the Swingtet performing a commissioned piece entitled “The Helensburgh Suite” the band comprises, … Continue reading
Marcus Ford was delighted to be asked to perform at Edinburgh Castle this week to celebrate law firm Shepperd Wedderburn 250th birthday party. When David Stewart established his legal practice in 1768 – the year after construction of Edinburgh’s New … Continue reading
Marcus is looking forward to playing with Dick Lee and his band this week at the Moffat Jazz Festival. The band will be joined by a wonderful young vocalist Christine Adams from Edinburgh.
Marcus had the opportunity of playing alongside some wonderful musicians in Lisbon, Portugal recently, More picture and details to follow.
Marcus will be performing at Venue 67 Valvona & Crolla, 19 Elm Row, EH7 4AA as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The show “Dick Lees Swingtet commences on Monday 21st August. See the Fringe programme for all dates and … Continue reading
In April Marcus travelled to New York and enjoyed meeting and playing with the great fingerstyle guitarist Gene Bertoncini. Marcus says “It was a absolute pleasure getting to meet and play with one of my guitar hero’s”. Gene Beroncini has … Continue reading
Marcus will be appearing on STV during January alongside the Nighting Gals vocal group. The group will be performing throughout the UK during 2016. Dates to be announced.
A big thank you to the guys at Casa Luthier in Barcelona who helped me pick a new classical guitar. Having tried numerous instruments it came down to this model made by Camps. For the those of you interested is … Continue reading
Marcus will be performing a lunchtime concert with \Dick Lee’s Swinget on Thursday 20 February 2014 at 1pm University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ This hot new swing quartet features the music of Benny Goodman, Django … Continue reading
Marcus Ford will be returning to the Willows Coffee Shop and Restaurant on Saturday 14th December 2013 at 7 pm with saxophonist Dru Baker for a relaxed evening featuring Christmas melodies. The Duo have been performing together for many years … Continue reading
Marcus has been asked to once again put on a concert at St Andrew’s Church Bo’ness on Friday 29th November . These concerts have proved very popular in previous years and guests include on saxophones Martin Foster and Dru Baker, … Continue reading
A nice plug for my new album by guitarist Martin Taylor on the Martin Taylor Guitar Academy site…”Marcus Ford has just released his first solo CD. It’s a beautifully reflective album of standards played on nylon string guitar. Although this … Continue reading
I have been heartened and encouraged by the response to the new album “Going Solo” Here are a few of the recent comments… From France…”Hi Marcus I have listen your CD more 10 times. This is a very great CD, great Class … Continue reading