Solo guitarist specializing in classical, Latin, jazz, pop, traditional, and Brazilian styles!
Darin Layne is an Austin, TX based guitarist and composer known for his high-level playing, composing, and recording abilities.
Darin has completed 8 of his own albums, played as a studio musician on hundreds of other albums, and performed countless shows. He has been featured in magazines such as Guitar Player and Jazz Times, and AllAboutJazz.com. As a top-call session guitarist, he has played classical, jazz, country, Latin, traditional, pop, rock, and Brazilian Choro around the world.
Darin’s music has been widely featured on film, television, and radio. He is bandleader for his projects Left of Sunday Afternoon, The Darin Layne Trio, Gel, Darin Layne and David Pulkingham, and The Crying Monkeys. He has worked for and played / recorded with Paul Barker (Ministry), Moby, Donovan, Frank Mantooth, Ray Brown, and David Lynch. Darin performs locally as a solo guitarist and with David Pulkingham, The Crying Monkeys, Chris Maresh, hip-hop band Riders Against the Storm, Jeff Lofton, and many others.