London born guitarist, producer and composer Tal Janes grew up making and writing music with his siblings throughout his teens. Teaching himself the guitar by imitating music from his parent's record collection, music quickly became a part of everyday life and a means of expression. Starting out self-taught, Tal formally studied music throughout his early 20s and completed his studies with a masters from the Royal Academy of Music.
Known for his sensitive approach and eclectic taste in music, his playing has led him to perform, tour & record with some of Londons most exciting artists such as; Jordan Rakei, Nubiyan Twist, Waaju, Cherise, Qwalia and many more.
His keen ear and vision for music beyond his own instrument has led him to work and collaborate as a producer and song-writer. Based in his studio in North London, current collaborations include Ria Moran, Carmody, Qwalia and Irini Arabatzi. As well producing, Tal has had the opportunity to compose and produce music for film including shorts, Born Under New Stars by Roshannah Bagley & Hedvig Ahlberg and Tunnels by Paul Bloomfield.
Also a passionate educator, Tal has guest lectured at Leeds College of Music and has a small number of regular private students.