Originally from Carlisle, A.J Moore gained his BPA (hons) in classical guitar from Leeds College of Music before moving to London in 2006. Since then he has performed in some of the worlds most famous venues from The Royal Albert Hall in London, The Sporting Club in Monte Carlo to the People’s
Theatre in Shanghai. He has been guitarist for number 1 selling artists
including Hayley Westenra, Laura Wright, Nell Bryden, Jonathan Ansell, G4, Noah Stewart, Lee Mead and Dame Evelyn Glennie. He has also toured
alongside artists like Jools Holland, The Gypsy Kings and Gary Barlow.
He has had the privilege of playing on BBC Radio 1, 2, 6 and BBC London as well as shows including BBC 1 breakfast news, Alan Titchmarch, Loose Women, and Made In Chelsea. A.J was also arranger and guitarist for the new Queen Musical ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and played guitar on the critically acclaimed musical ‘The Colour Purple’. His classical background has seen him work with orchestras including Opera North, British Sinfonia, Welsh National, and National Orchestra of Taiwan.
As a solo artist A.J released his debut album ‘Harmonics’ in 2012. The album received positive reviews and airplay across the BBC and Europe. He will release the self titled debut album, ‘A.J Moore & Nick Rundall’ with his new duo partner late 2016.
Alongside his songwriting A.J has been involved in dance music collaborations,
composing music for adverts, corporate marketing, teaching publications and theater productions. He has also written for other artists and continues to grow in demand.
Outside of performing A.J is a highly demanded tutor providing master classes in
performance, songwriting and band workshops at venues including The Sage Gateshead, The International Guitar Festival, The Guildhall and The Apple Store Oxford Street. He has written tuition articles for Acoustic Guitar, Total Guitar and Guitar
Techniques, has worked as a Rockschool music examiner and is currently tutoring across London.
A.J has been performing in hospitals since he was 15 and continues to do so for charity ‘Music In Hospitals’.
“The musician’s musician.”
LIVE SOUNDS OF LONDON TOWN
“The highlight of the night was support act A.J Moore. From the slow tempo Hypnotise, to a country influenced Money In The Breeze to other funk and jazz influenced numbers, his set was outstanding.”