Native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, bassist, arranger, and composer Andrés Martín has performed with orchestras. chamber ensembles and as a soloist in Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Uruguay. Chile, Brazil, Mexico, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Dennmark and United States. Since his arrival in Tijuana (Mexico), Andrés has been immersed in teaching as well as performing as a soloist and chamber musician.
He is a member of the “Orquesta de Baja California”since 2002. He also organizes and directs “Contrabajos de Baja California A.C. ”, a Double Bass academy who celebrates a yearly international double bass festival and chamber music course held in Tijuana.
On the side of his work as a soloist and chamber musician, Andrés has full time schedule as a composer, writing hours of new works every year, performed and comissioned by renowed soloists, chamber ensambles and orchestras around the world.
During 2022 he continues to pursuit a very busy schedule as a chamber musician, soloist, teacher and composer, with a very active schedule in Mexico and a big amount of travel in US and Europe. His music continues to be performed, programmed, and premiered in all 5 continents.
Among the world premieres for this year: Aria Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (Amos Yang & Pioneer Valley Symphony), The Abyss (Andres Vela), Noche de Alebrijes (Christian Luevano & Guyer Rhapsody Orchestra), Tango sobre el Agua (Quartet version Camarada), Tango sobre el Agua (version for 2 basses and Piano, Dominik Wagner & Andrés Martín) Padre Pio (Andrés Martín), New Beginnings (Hutchins Consort, Orquesta de Baja California), among others.
The solo double bass he designed for Eastman Strings has been selling fast since its US launch in September 2021 and is getting a strong reputation as a very reliable, comfortable and great sounding instrument.