Robin Taylor - composer, multi-instrumentalist, sound manipulator, arranger, producer and record label owner, born 1956 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Selftaught. Started playing guitar at 12. In the 1970s he mainly played bass in several local rock groups. During the decade he also explored the possibilities in sound recording and made experiments with tape recorders. Radio debut in 1978. Released his first album in 1991. Formed studio workshop group Taylor's Universe in 1993. Film music (93) and three releases by TU (1994-98) - the latter with a new line-up including Karsten Vogel (of Secret Oyster fame). TU revived in 2004 and continue releasing records. Has continued making solo records with lots of well known Danish players. Formed Taylor's Free Universe in 2000. The core of the group is Karsten Vogel: saxes, Pierre Tassone: violin & electronics - together with Taylor on guitar, keyboards & electronics. The rhythm section has varied a lot through time. TFU have appeared at various venues - e.g. Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2003 and Aarhus International Jazz Festival 2004.