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Native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Andrés Martín is a distinguished bassist, arranger, composer and producer renowned for his performances across the globe. His musical journey has led him to share his talent with audiences in Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, and the United States. Upon settling in Tijuana, Mexico, Andrés has dedicated himself to a dual career of teaching and performing, both as a soloist and a chamber musician.


As the principal bass of the Orquesta de Baja California from 2002 to 2023, he played a pivotal role in the orchestra's success. He is also the visionary founder and director of the Contrabajos de Baja California International Bass Festival, which ran from 2003 to 2019, fostering a community of bass enthusiasts and professionals.


In addition to his performing career, Andrés is a prolific composer. His schedule is filled with composing new works annually that are performed and commissioned by globally recognized soloists, chamber ensembles, and orchestras. His compositions have found a platform on all five continents, showcasing his versatile musical voice.


Currently, Andrés serves as the bassist and composer in residence for The Hutchins Consort and Camarada, esteemed chamber ensembles based in California's southwest. Despite his extensive involvement in performance and composition, Andrés maintains a demanding schedule as a chamber musician, soloist, teacher, and composer, frequently traveling across Mexico, the United States, Europe, and South America.


The year 2024 is particularly eventful for Andrés, featuring the world premieres of several of his latest works. These include the Morgante Violin Concerto (Samuel Vargas & the San Bernardino Symphony) the US Premiere of New Beginnings Concerto (Hutchins Consort Violin Octet), and a variety of pieces ranging from chamber music to orchestral compositions, such as Silent (Camarada), Oliver Towne (Pioneer Valley Symphony & narrator), Juan Soldado (La Joya Symphony), Bandoneon Concerto (Cesar Olguín & Orquesta de Baja Calfiornia), Ritual (Orquesta de Baja California), Ilimitados (San Diego Youth Symphony), and Tango bajo la piel. Each piece promises to enrich the musical landscape with Andrés' unique blend of cultural influences and innovative craftsmanship.


Moreover, Andrés has left a tangible legacy in the form of a signature solo double bass designed for Eastman Strings, which has reached players worldwide. As a D’Addario artist, his influence extends beyond performances and compositions, contributing to the musical community with tools that enhance the artistry of fellow musicians.


Andrés Martín's career is a testament to his dedication to music, marked by his significant contributions as a performer, teacher, and composer. His work continues to inspire and resonate with audiences and musicians alike, bridging cultures and connecting people through the universal language of music.

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