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, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, England, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, 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 is a member of the “Orquesta de Baja California” and “Cuatro para Tango”, a chamber ensemble with whom he has released six recordings. 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.
His "Concerto no.1" for double bass (2012) became a standard work in the double bass repertoire, performed in more than 20 countries around the world and was recently chosen as a required work for the final round of the Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Competition (2017) and Sphinx competition (2020).
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