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Our ‘Champions’ are the musicians we think showcase their instrument to the wider public, and make a substantial difference to the popularity of their instrument family.

Non of the ‘Champions’ are remitted in any way by Ted’s List, and our list is completely impartial.  Most of the Ted’s Champions are supportive of our website, and have been publicly grateful for their nomination.  The remaining ‘Champions’, as far as we know, are still unaware of how much we love their playing.  We have written to their managers or agents and are still awaiting a response.

If you have a favourite musician you would like to nominate to be added to our list of ‘Champions’, then please do contact us.

Meet Our Champions

Stewart Copeland Robert Emery
Stewart Copeland
Ted's Drum Champion
Russell Watson Robert Emery
Russell Watson
Ted's Singing Champion
Nicola Benedetti Violin Champion
Nicola Benedetti
Ted's Violin Champion
Brian May Guitar Champion
Brian May
Ted's Electric Guitar Champion
Lang Lang Rehearsing At The Royal Albert Hall
Lang Lang
Ted's Piano Champion
Lesley Garrett
Lesley Garrett
Ted's Singing Champion
Sheku Kanneh-Mason Cello Champion
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Ted's Cello Champion
James Galway
Sir James Galway
Ted's Flute Champion
Alison Balsom
Alison Balsom
Ted's Trumpet Champion
John Williams
Ted's Classical Guitar Champion
Tommy Emmanuel
Tommy Emmanuel
Ted's Acoustic Guitar Champion
Leland Sklar
Leland Sklar
Ted's Bass Guitar Champion
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