Miquel Martinez

Miquel Martinez @ De Engelbewaarder

Miguel Martinez studied alto saxophone at the Amsterdam Sweelinck Conservatoire with Tim Armacost and Jim Hartog. He graduated with the highest possible grade in 1992. Miguel Martinez has won many awards and com­petitions, among them: Swingin Groningen (with his own quartet), 14th Europe Jazz Contest, Bel­gium (with Meeting Point), Trossesjun Big Band Festival (with Big Band Bos), International Jazz Contest Getxo, Bilbao (with Martinez Move) and the Heineken Crossover Award (with The Cool Col­lective Bigband). Miguel studied in New York, with a.o. Kenny Garrett, Lee Konitz, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison and Dick Oatts. With his band Martinez Move he releas­ed his 4th CD: 4:51 AM.

Miguel is also well known for his organizing skills, as he has organized many concerts and tours for his bands Martinez Move, Miguel Martinez Trio and Los Hermanos Martinez both nationally and internationally. Recently he toured Europe with the band Original Grooves featuring Dr. Lonnie Smith. He is one of the steady members of the famous Dutch New Cool Collective Big Band. He is touring with his new trio Barnicle Bill through Holland, members of the band are Mark Haanstra and the legendary drummer John Engels. He also plays and recorded a CD with the quartet What’s The Tonic.

Event Data

17 November 2019 16:30 - 19:00

Type of Event

Free Event

Miquel Martinez

Program @ De Engelbewaarder

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