Jazz Guitarist Martin Taylor Wins Best Guitarist for a
Record-Breaking 15th Time -
ArtistWorks teaching artist named 'Guitarist of the Year' at the
British Jazz Awards.
Jazz guitarist and popular online guitar teacher Martin Taylor
was awarded 'Guitarist of the Year' at the British Jazz Awards in a
ceremony that honors the United Kingdom's top jazz musicians and
The vote, by members of the British public, sees Taylor
collecting an unprecedented fifteenth award at the British Jazz
Awards to add to his cabinet which already includes an M.B.E. from
the Queen of Great Britain, two honorary doctorates, a Grammy
nomination and an award for Outstanding Service to Jazz
Dr. Martin Taylor, MBE, who has collaborated with artists
ranging from Jeff Beck and Tommy Emmanuel to David Grisman and Bill
Wyman is also the founder of the ArtistWorks Online Fingerstyle
Guitar School, the world's largest online jazz and fingerstyle
guitar school, with students in over 58 countries.
"I'm very honoured to receive this award, said Taylor.
"I've spent the past 39 years as a professional jazz guitarist and
I thank everyone that continues to support me by coming to my
concerts, and everyone that has voted for me for this award.
I'd also like to also thank all the students at my online guitar
school who continue the tradition of jazz guitar playing around the
Martin Taylor is currently touring in Japan and North America
for the remainder of 2012 and into 2013.
For tour dates, visit www.martintaylor.com.
For information about his interactive online fingerstyle guitar
school, visit www.martintaylorguitar.com.