Stephen Caudel

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Stephen Caudel
Origin Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Genres Contemporary classical, jazz, symphonic rock
Occupation(s) Composer, guitarist
Years active 1975–present

Stephen Caudel is a British composer and guitarist. He studied at Leeds College of Music where he took a specialist course in Classical and Jazz music and then moved to London to work as a composer and performer. He has met and worked with a wide range of established artists/musicians over the years including Louis Clark, Art Garfunkel, Stanley Myers and John Williams. Caudel’s creative output to date includes 6 albums (4 solo) and several highly individual orchestral works. Having taken a break from music for several years due to family commitments, he currently lives in Cumbria and has returned to music, actively composing and recording again.

Musical Influences[edit]

Orchestral Works[edit]


Solo albums:

  • 1986 - Wine Dark Sea – adaptation of his rock symphony written and premiered in 1983
  • 1988 - Bow Of Burning Gold
  • 1993 - Impromptu Romance
  • 1996 - The Earth In Turquoise – second rock/symphonic project[2]
  • 2016 - Reflections In Blue - Guitar & Orchestra

Other albums[edit]

  • 1982 - Hooked on Classics II - Guest soloist on the Rodrigo Guitar Concerto recorded at London's Abbey Road Studios
  • 1995 - Scaramouche – with guitarist Tim Panting


Toured extensively (Britain, Germany and Japan) including Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Markneukirchen Guitar Festival, Karuizawa Music Festival and 3 nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall as Special Guest of Art Garfunkel.


  1. ^ "Composers / Works for The Wagner Tuba The Edel Rhapsody". Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Earth in Turquoise". Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  • 3. Content derived from official website ( see link below ) and personal interviews.

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