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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"

Gary Karr

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, Australia 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.

These days Andrés is awaiting premieres of his latest string quintet "Ritual" (Sybarite5 NYC) and "Morgante, concerto for violin and orchestra" (Samuel Vargas, Los Angeles), "Silent for Chamber quartet" (Camarada, San Diego) and "Valiente for Double bass and oboe" (Yoshiaki Horiguchi, Baltimore) while he continues working on his Bandoneon Concerto and "Oliver Towne, for narrator and Orchestra". During 2023-2024 he will release his two latest record albums: "Tango bajo el Agua, CAMARADA TANGO" (done in Buenos Aires, Argentina) and "ALONE, music for double bass alone" done in Tijuana, B.C. both records featuring Andres on the Double Bass plus his original compositions, arrangements and his role as producer, engineer and postproduction.

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.

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