Scott Martin

Biography:

Scott Martin, an accomplished Saxophonist and Woodwind player, was a member of the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band for over twelve years. In addition to contributing to the Grammy Award winning CD Latin Soul, Scott has recorded on the 11 most recent CD releases. Some of his original compositions are included on Soul of the Conga and Latin Spirits †and on Out of Sight! (Concord Records). Scott Martin is a varied musician that has also recorded and performed with artists such as The Temptations, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Celia Cruz, Francisco Aguabella, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Barry Manilow, The Righteous Brothers, Dr. Dre, Joey Defrancesco, Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars, and many others. Scott has also been active in the recording studios playing on commercials, radio and TV.

Scott Martin came from a musical family. He grew up listening proudly to his father Dave Martin play trumpet. His brother Stan Martin is an accomplished trumpet player, his other brother Andy Martin is a great trombone player.

Scott Martin’s first CD Cafe Cubano features original compositions by Scott Martin and guitarist Rick White.†This CD was featured all over the US/Canada, Europe, and Puerto Rico. Poncho Sanchez came in to play Congas, Bongos, Bells and Claves on the CD. Joey Deleon lends his fantastic Conga chops on 7 of the 9 tunes. Rene Camacho comes in to add his spicy groove on the Bass. Playing Timbales throughout the project is the youngest of the Ortiz Brothers, George Ortiz. The Martin Brother Horn Section comes in to play on 5 tunes and shows just how tight the brothers can play together. And to round it all off is the beautiful Guitar stylings of Rick White.