Smooth latin jazz guitarist, composer and producer from Rosario (Argentina).He began studying music theory and Argentinian folklore guitar lessons with a local teacher when he was nine. Then he studied at the National University of Rosario and with Santiago G. Castelli, teacher of harmony and jazz improvisation. Furthermore, he self-taught himself with the Berklee College of Music method and several workshops held by the G.I.T. He has also took part in clinics held by Pat Metheny, Chuck Wayne, George Benson, Scott Henderson, Joe Diorio, Jim Hall and Robben Ford.Daniel became a sideman with many Argentinian artists like "Gato" Barbieri among others.
His recordings "Propinas", "Tute" and "Pichincha Latin Jazz" are available at CDBaby.com.His new work "Luna rosarina", next to be released, joins great top musicians guests like Jeff Lorber, Jota Morelli (Al Jarreau drummer) and Lewis Pragasam (Bob James Asian band drummer)- WEBSITE: www.danielmartina.com.ar
Comments, interview and reviews:
* eSoundz Reporter.com reviews ?Propinas? CD :
* Chris Mann reviews ?Tute? CD by Martina & Co. at SmoothJazz.de :
* Lee Prosser reviews ?Tute? CD by Martina & Co. at JazzReview.com:
* Jeff Charney reviews ?Tute? CD by Martina & Co. at ContemporaryJazz.com:
*Interview by Dirk Laukens at JazzGuitar.be :
L.Salinas - G.Benson - W. Montgomery- C.Loeb - P.Metheny - E.Klugh - L.Carlton - L.Almeida - R.Ford
Smooth jazz - Latin jazz - Fusion ? Blues
Daniel Martina begins studying music theory and folk guitar with a local teacher when he was nine.Then he studies in Rosario (Argentina) at the UNR School of Music (Nacional University of Rosario) and with Santiago G. Castelli, teacher of harmony and jazz improvisation.
Later in Buenos Aires with the jazz guitarist and composer Armando Alonso (Dino Saluzzi´s guitarist).
Furthermore, he?s self-taught himself with the Berklee College of Music method (written by W. Leavitt)
and he?s followed several workshops held by the G.I.T. (M.I. in L.A.).He?s also taken part in clinics held by: Pat Metheny, Chuck Wayne, George Benson, Scott Henderson,
Jim Hall and Robben Ford. He?s participated at the music for the film "El cumple" by the argentinean director Gustavo Postiglione and at the Networks collaborations : "Movimientos del Paraná" co-produced with Mathias Claus (Germany) and Peggy Morris(USA), ?OAN CD Compilation-Jazz Vol 1? and ?The jazz room CD Compilation - Jazz mix ? (available at : www.mathiasclaus.com , www.morriscode.com and www.spectrumrecords.com ) - WEBSITE: www.danielmartina.com.ar