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.
2020 was a very challenging year for all artists but Andres spent most of his time locked in recording, writing new music and coaching musicians to help them clear their mindset and elevate their career. As a result he finished Resilientes (for Double Bass and Clarinet, Unstoppable (a four movement suite for flute, Violin and Double Bass), Pegasus (for Bass quartet), and two new bass concertos and two cello concertos. Some of these works had recent world premieres in different parts of the world (streamed and in presence) and the concertos are now being programmed for their world permiere during 2022.
3 albums would be released during the next 6 months and available in all digital platforms.
The solo double bass he designed for Eastman Strings would be a signature series and would be officially introduced in the market during the fall of 2021.