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Zivory Endorsers
                                                Shaun Baxter

 Became a Zivory Custom Guitars Endorser


 Performed in Rostock,

East Germany Guest

duet (classical guitar on the track Chablis)


The Wine List (Kevin Harding)

Wrote for Guitar World Magazine


Became Academic Director of

The Academy of Music and Sound

(centres in Exeter, Birmingham,

Southampton, Swindon, Edinburgh and Glasgow)


Became Head of Guitar at Guitar-X

2005Song Act of Faith featured on For Eric, A Tribute To Eric Roche (compilation album)

Guitar – Shaun Baxter, Bass – Dave Marks, Drums – Paul Elliott

2001 – 2005Toured and recorded with Carl Palmer (Mexico, Italy, Spain, UK, Belgium, Germany etc).

Two live albums, Working Live Volume 1 and Working Live Volume 2

Guitar – Shaun Baxter, Bass – Dave Marks, Drums – Carl Palmer

2000-2001Visiting Teaching faculty (jazz) at the bath Spa University Summer School


The Shaun Baxter Band played Guildhall in Bath with Frank Gambale


Performed on main bill at Mad About Guitars Show,

Birmingham Indoor Arena


Joined teaching faculty at the London College of Music.

Taught Composition and Music Performance (M. Mus)


Voted runner-up as Best New Guitarist by the readers

of Total Guitar magazine

The Shaun Baxter Band played on the main bill at The National Music Show at Wembley

(with Yngwie Malmsteen and Albert Lee)

the main bill at Birmingham Music Show and The Big Whammy Charity Guitar Event

(for Unicef at London Astoria with Bruce Willis, Paul Rogers, Bonnie Tyler, Mick Taylor and Vic Reeves), and also the

main stage at The Birmingham Music Show, Birmingham Indoor Region


Visiting Lecturer at Brunel University London


Signed worldwide deal with Zok Records.Started writing for Guitar Techniques magazine (to present)


Recorded debut album Jazz Metal


Terry Gregory replaced by Nick Beggs on bass The Shaun Baxter Band gigged extensively in London,

headlining at venues such as the Jazz Cafe and the Orange. Wrote World’s first Grade 8 Rock exam for Trinity College

(Rock School Grades)

Wrote for Metal Hammer magazine


Started writing for The Guitar Magazine

Formed Shaun Baxter Band, featuring Neil Murray (bass) and John Munro (drums), later Nick Beggs (bass) and Paul Elliott (drums).

First gigs in London


​BBC Radio Session with singer Andy Caine

Vocals – Andy Caine, Guitar – Shaun Baxter, Keyboards – Danny Shogger, Bass – Mickey Feat, Drums – Graham Ward

Also, recording session with guitarists Jay Stapley, Iain Bairnson and Hugh Burns


Recording, gigs and TV with British pop artiste Princess – featuring Simon Hale (keyboards), Frankie Tontoh (drums) and Dave O’Higgins (sax)

1986 – 2006

Private Tuition. Guitar student credits include Public Image Ltd, Shakin’ Stevens, Bonnie Tyler, UK Subs, John Wetton,

Lynx, Counterfeit Stones, Uriah Heap, Bay City Rollers, Three Degrees (Musical Director), Asia, Keith Emerson,

Craig David, Carl Palmer,

Moby, Abs, Wynton Marsalis, Martin Taylor, Steve Hackett, Rick Wakeman, Mike Oldfield,

The Art of Noise, Leo Sayer,Pet Shop Boys and Roger Waters.

Many students have worked in London’s West End, on such musicals as We Will Rock You,

Mamma Mia and Grease

1986-2006Co-founded the Guitar Institute in London (taught there every week, as Principal Rock Instructor until 2006)

Featured on Disappearances Can Be Deceptive by John Sloman (Ex-Lone Star, Uriah Heep, Gary Moore etc)

Vocals – John Sloman, Guitars – Shaun Baxter, Alan MurphyKeyboards – Adrian Lee, Rob Fisher, Richard Cottle, Bass – Pino Palladino, 

Drums – John Munro, 

Backing Vocals – Carole Kenyan, Neil Lockwood, Gregg Dechert, Percussion – Jody Linscott, Tambourine – Todd Rundgren




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