Frank P. Martin
Arranger, Producer, Composer, Keyboard player / Pianist
Keyboardist / Arranger / Producer / Composer / Teacher
Bay area native Frank Martin is a pianist/keyboard player that continues a diverse career as a performer as well as an educator. For the past 17 years he has been a member of Stings Rainforest Band performing annually at Carnegie Hall along with James Taylor, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and many others. Current staff educator positions include the Jazz Department of the University of California at Berkeley, and the California Jazz Conservatory.
For many years he has been Musical Director for recording artists such as Narada Michael Walden, Patti Austin, and Angela Bofill. As a Producer he as worked with artists that include Lisa Fisher, Al Jarreau, Mimi Fox, Angela Bofill, Joey DeFrancisco, Patrice Rushin, Karen Blixt, Ellen Honert, Mary Jenson, and Nicholas Bearde. Artist Arranger credits included the Turtle Island String Quartet, Dianna Ross, Steve Winwood, Chris Issak, and Al Green.
For 6 years he served as a Governor for the San Francisco Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Artists (NARAS).
Performances include concerts with:
The Richard Bona Band, Shankar Mahadevan, Alex Acuna, Dori Caymme, Larry Coryell, Flora Purim & Airto Moriera, Anandan Sivamani, Kala Ramnath, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Randy Brecker, Angela Bofill, Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, Narada Michael Walden, Herbie Hancock, Patrice Rushen, Joey DeFrancesco, Trilok Gurtu, John McLaughlin, Nishat Khan, Patti Austin, Steve Winwood, Abraham Laboriel, Lady Gaga, Madona, Chris Isaak, Paul Simon, Joe Farrell, Stanley Turrentine, and Ramsey Lewis.