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Scott Martin - Piano

Scott Martin has performed professionally in a wide variety of musical styles and roles. He began his career as a studio musician in New York City working with artists including Carly Simon, Mariah Carey, Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire and Robert Lamm of Chicago.. He co-wrote and produced the title track to the album Magnetic, by Steps Ahead, featuring Dianne Reeves and Michael Brecker. As a jazz pianist, he has played with Mike Stern, Bill Watrous, Miroslav Vitous, Billy Hart, Mike Mainieri, Joe Lovano, Victor Lewis, Javon Jackson, Harry Allen, Ron Miles, Carl Fontana, Pete Condoli, Red Holloway, Hiram Bullock, Tia Fuller, and many others

NEWS: RECORDING

Pianist Scott Martin CD - Alone At Sunset - Drops August 27th With 50% Of Proceeds To Donation!

Pianist Scott Martin CD - Alone At Sunset - Drops August 27th With 50% Of Proceeds To Donation!

A New Model For A Record Label
Liberian Handshake
Jazz Piano & Vocal Driven Liberian Handshake: A connection that began with the snap of a finger. This exuberantly musical greeting discovered visiting Peace Corps volunteers in Liberia, Africa became the namesake of a record label dedicated to supporting charitable causes. Working with a Peace ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

2009 Art & Jazz Festival on the Redondo Beach Pier

2009 Art & Jazz Festival on the Redondo Beach Pier

The new free spring event will offer a wonderful variety of artisans and jazz ensembles along the Redondo Beach pier.

Attendees can shop and stroll to the sounds of jazz and waves. The free two-day event will feature jazz artists Scott Martin, Mark Shapiro & El Blammo, The Swingsations, Karl Grossman, Thelonious Dub, Abe Lagrimas, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Scott Martin: Menudo & Gritz

Read "Menudo & Gritz" reviewed by Jim Santella

Soulful Latin jazz comes alive on Menudo & Gritz as Scott Martin leads a fiery session that runs hot, hot, hot!

His lengthy tenure with Poncho Sanchez has resulted in a love for this music that brings together the memories of Eddie Harris, Ray Charles, Mongo Santamaria, and Cal Tjader in a whirlwind affair. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Scott Martin: Caf

Read "Caf" reviewed by J. Robert Bragonier

Scott Martin’s name may be new to you, but I’ll bet his sound isn’t. For more than ten years, he has played saxophones and flute with the Grammy Award-winning Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band. (For a brief time, he and brothers Stan and Andy constituted Poncho’s entire brass section; both appear with him here.) In addition, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Scott Martin: Caf

Read "Caf" reviewed by Jim Santella

Scott Martin's eleven years with Poncho Sanchez have proven fruitful. The saxophonist's debut as leader features a delectable Latin jazz concoction worthy of a veteran’s ear. In fact, conguero Sanchez sits in to hold court.

The Martin brothers (Scott, Andy & Stan) have all performed and recorded with Sanchez at different times. This ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Scott Martin: Cafe Cubano

Read "Cafe Cubano" reviewed by Matt Merewitz

Scott Martin is no stranger to LA’s Latin jazz scene. An eleven-year veteran of the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, Martin’s chops are just as good on baritone, alto and soprano as on his main horn, the tenor. His flute is also very stylistically appropriate. His impeccable feel for the music shows his passion for Latin ...