Joe Martin is one of the most sought-after bassists on the
current New York City jazz scene. Known for his warm
sound, facile ear, harmonic flexibility, and lyrical solos, he has
performed with a diverse range of musicians which includes
Andy Bey, Vinicius Cantuaria, Bill Charlap, Anat Cohen,
Avishai Cohen, Billy Drummond, Art Farmer, Aaron Goldberg,
Jon Gordon, Ari Hoenig, Joel Frahm, Larry Goldings, Gilad
Hekselman, Ethan Iverson, Guillermo Klein, Jonathan
Kreisberg, Ivan Lins, Lionel Loueke, Bill McHenry, John
McNeil, Brad Mehldau, The Mingus Big Band, Ben Monder,
Jane Monheit, Chris Potter, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Maria
Schneider, Jaleel Shaw, Mark Turner, and many others.
Continuous musical dialogue amongst great musicians is a
major source of inspiration for Joe.
Composition is another indispensable component to Joe's