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About these lessonsThese free sample music lessons and sample Video Exchanges® are only a small preview of what you get when you take online music lessons at ArtistWorks. Join today and get unlimited access to hundreds of step-by-step video lessons, taught and recorded by today’s most heralded music masters. You also have the option to submit videos to your online teacher for personal feedback on your playing through our invaluable Video Exchange Learning® experience that you can’t get anywhere else. We’re here to help you with the right instruction and the most productive and effective environment for reaching your musical goals. You can become the player you always dreamed you could be by learning from master musicians at ArtistWorks.
About the Fingerstyle Guitarwith Martin Taylor Course
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.
About Your Teacher
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.