Andres martin electronic Presskit
"Andrés Martín is a gifted instrumental performer in all genres of music and is an extraordinarily talented composer whose output is very indeed impressive"
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 constantly travels the world to perform, teach, judge and attend to premieres of his own works.
He is the principal double bassist 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 the 2019 International Society of Double Bassists Biannual Convention held in Indiana University, Andres was given the prestigious award for Outstanding Achievement in Composition by the ISB.
Avid to do new collaborations, Andrés is currently working on his 3rd, 4th and 5th solo albums to be released in the next few months in which he recorded a large amount of his works for the double bass in collaboration with Mariana Airaudo (piano), Jeremy Kurtz, Diego Zecharies, Aaron Olguín, Joe McNalley, Susan Wulff, Sasha Jacobsen and Richard Duke (Double Bass) and Ramón Bostich (Electronic Programming and Analog Synth) and The Baja California Orchestra.
In collaboration with Eastman Strings Company, he is designing a new Double Bass aimed to his specifications to serve as a modern Solo Instrument
Andrés Endorses D'addario Strings, Eastman Double Basses and Remic Microphones.