Bobby Martinez (composer & saxophonist)
Started on the sax at the age of 6,at 15 he started his jazz education with John Georgini in Miami Dade Community College,north campus and later the south campus..Later on at around the age of 25 went to NY and studied with Eddie Daniels 2 years,back to Miami and worked with Miami Sound Machine,Secret Society and band leader for the KC and the Sunshine Band..During this time,he was a frequent Studio musician and work with all the local and none local artista..
He now lives since 1998 in Madrid, Spain…He teaches saxophone and Jazz big band at the Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio and goes around europe teaching and playing jazz and sessions..
Artist that he has worked with range from,Paquito D’Rivera,Tony Lakatos,RosarioGuliani,Kirk Macdonalds,Perico Sanbeat,Pepe Rivero,Miguel Rios,Tom Jones,Richie Cole,Bob Sands,Mario Morejon,Bob Mintzer,Anibal Rojas,Paco D’Lucia,Pedro Iturralde,Ben Sidran,etc…
Discography as soloist.
1)Bobby Martinez Playmate
2)Bobby Martinez Romantico
3)Bobby Martinez Salsa Bop
4)Bobby Martinez Intensity—gust Perico Sanbeat-Chris Kase
5)Bobby Martinez Latin Elation vol 1—Guest Paquito D’Rivera,Alon Yavnai,Mario Morejon.
6)Bobby Martinez Latin Elation vol 2 –Guest Perico Sanbeat,Israel Sandoval
7)BobbyMartinez Better Days To Come
8)Bobby and Pepe Rivero DUO-Quizas Quizas Quizas.