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Taunton trumpeter wins global award

Taunton trumpeter wins global award

The trumpeter Luís Martelo, based in Taunton, has been awarded Bronze in the Global Music Awards which is the equivalent to the Grammys for independent musicians.

Luís was nominated, with his solo show “Chorando Saudade”, in two categories, best Latin Jazz Soloist and the best instrumentalist, being then awarded with bronze, as third best instrumentalist in the world in 2020.

Former Portuguese Army Band musician, Luis, has also recorded soundtracks on Hollywood films such as: “Uber Time”; “American Reel “and” Near Myth: The Oskar Knight story” which features Portuguese actor, Joaquim Almeida, from the Fast and Furious movies.

Font: Global Music Award 2020 bronze award for Luis Martelo from Taunton (

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