online guitar lessons with martin taylor

Martin Taylor knows guitar and can show you the way to fingerstyle mastery.


Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons Online with Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor has created a comprehensive video library that includes hundreds of fingerstyle guitar lessons, exclusive performances, and interviews. Students have unlimited access to all these online guitar lessons plus guitar tabs, backing tracks, and other study materials.

What ultimately sets these online lessons apart from other offerings however, is the ability to submit a video for personalized feedback using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange® learning platform. Martin Taylor reviews each submission and records a video response, offering tips about how to improve. All students can access Martin’s Video Exchange library, which is expanding all the time and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

Top Quality Guitar Lessons

  • 100s of guitar lessons at your own pace
  • All levels from beginner to advanced
  • Slow Motion Isolation and Video Looping
Video Exchange® Learning

  • Submit practice videos to Martin Taylor
  • Get custom feedback on your playing
  • Practice the advice and get better faster
Worldwide Community

  • Connect with students around the world
  • Learn from everyone’s Video Exchanges 
  • Stay motivated to progress your playing

About Martin

Martin Taylor is a Grammy nominated fingerstyle guitarist, solo jazz guitar virtuoso and online guitar teacher.  Pat Metheny says Martin Taylor is "one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument" while Jeff Beck thinks Taylor "out-shred’s all of us put together….I’ve never seen anything like it". As one of the world's leading fingerstyle guitarists, Taylor now helps people in over 58 countries become better guitarists of their own. 

Martin has collaborated with the biggest names in guitar music including Tommy Emmanuel, Jeff Beck, Chet Atkins, Frank Vignola, Barney Kessell, Earl Klugh, Herb Ellis, Scotty Moore, Julian Lage, Andreas Oberg, Albert Lee, Ulf Wakenius, Tony McManus, Martin Simpson and Laurence Juber. Martin has been awarded two honorary doctorates, a BBC lifetime achievement award, an IAJE Jazz Educators award, Top 10 albums in both the USA and UK, a record 14 British Jazz Awards and in 2002 he was appointed MBE 'For Services to Jazz Music' by the Queen of Great Britain. He has been teaching fingerstyle guitar online with ArtistWorks since 2010. 

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Martin Taylor Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons

Click a lesson category below to explore the curriculum
  • Introduction To The Martin Taylor Guitar Academy
  • Underlying Concepts
  • Developing Technique & Musicianship
  • Learn By Playing Tunes
  • Auxiliary Lessons
  • Guided Arrangements

Developing Technique & Musicianship

Learn By Playing Tunes

  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Question and Answers
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Miscellaneous Exercises
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Improvisation
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Stella by Starlight
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Bossa Nova Tunes
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Fly Me to The Moon
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Autumn Leaves
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Nearness of You
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Misty
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Holiday Tunes
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: The Girl from Ipanema
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Bluesette
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Untrue
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Nuages
  • Other Student Submitted Tunes: Black Orpheus
  • Submit a Placement Video

Auxiliary Lessons

  •   - Kissing Bug: Performance with Alison Burns
  •   - Kissing Bug: Discussion with Alison Burns
  •   - “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” with Alison Burns -NEW!
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Guided Arrangements

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1 Month membership
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Unlimited Access to Lessons
Unlimited Video Exchanges
Exclusive Content
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Unlimited Video Exchanges
Exclusive Content
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12 Month membership
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Unlimited Access to Lessons
Unlimited Video Exchanges
Exclusive Content
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