Andy Martin is a virtuoso jazz trombonist based in Los Angeles. As an instructor, Martin has influenced countless young players. A world-class jazz musician, Martin is featured as leader or co-leader of twelve albums. Martin is well known for his work as a lead player and featured soloist with virtually every big band in L.A. Martin is the lead trombonist and featured soloist with Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat band, the lead trombonist and soloist for the Tom Kubis band and was a featured soloist for the Bill Homan Big Band. He is recognized as L.A.'s most prominent trombonist for commercial recording. He has contributed on albums from many popular artists, including the Pussycat Dolls, Coldplay and Michael Buble. His television credits include the Grammys, the Emmys, the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Martin has been the lead trombonist on television shows Dancing with the Stars and American Idol.
Special Guest Artist at the 59th Annual EIU Jazz Festival