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Alan Darby is one of the most sought-after guitar players in the UK.

Alan was born in Scotland, has a BSC Hon. Civil Engineering, and attended Berklee Jazz school, Boston. He lives in West London and also spends time in his other home in Hollywood.

Alan has toured extensively with:
Eric Clapton (USA & Europe)
Van Morrison (USA & Europe)
Robert Palmer ("Addicted to Love" World Tour)
Asia (Europe)
Bonnie Tyler (Europe)

He has also performed and/or recorded with:
Paul McCartney, Elton John, Sting, Queen, Bonnie Raitt, BB King, Buddy Guy, Rod Stewart, Burt Bacharach, Hanz Zimmer, Tony Visconti, Mark Knopfler, Tom Jones, Mary J Blige, Eurythmics, Paul Young, Ringo Starr, Phil Collins, Alannah Miles, Steve Harley, Wishbone Ash, John Martyn, Heather Small, Curtis Stigers, McFly, Marti Pellow, Belinda Carlisle, Sam Moore, Hamish Stuart, Russell Watson, Mike Sanchez, Kokomo, Tony O'Malley and many more, as well as numerous recording sessions. Alan was Musical Director for Lulu, The Lottery Show, Bonnie Tyler, and Gibson Guitars 100th Anniversay concert at Wembley. He was also a member of the band in the Queen London musical We Will Rock You.

As well as a hired guitar player, Alan has had a solo career with Virgin records, had his own bands, Cado Belle and Fashion, and has had his songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt and Bonnie Tyler. He is currently writing film scores, TV and cinema adverts, and Library albums.

Movies he has worked on include "Local Hero" with Mark Knopfler, "Being There" featuring Charlotte Church and he has had his music in "Failure To Launch" featuring Matthew McConaughy and Sarah Jessica Parker. He also scored and recorded "The Meeksville Ghost" featuring Judge Reinhold.

Alan is currently playing in his own band Alan Darby's Guitars Deluxe.
Dominic Miller (Sting's Guitarist) "In my opinion Alan Darby is UK's best blues guitarist. He blew me away with his Guitars Deluxe gig at Chelsea Arts club".