Not many artists can boast about their Latin Jazz influence and their Soul Jazz leanings like Scott Martin can.
Scott Martin traveled the world, performing, recording, composing and arranging with the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, winning a GRAMMY® Award for Best Latin Jazz Performance. They also won 2 Billboard Music Awards, and embarked on countless World and Nationwide tours. He was an influential part of the Poncho Sanchez Band and recorded with Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Sam Moore and many other jazz and soul greats.
Scott Martin’s Latin Soul Band has performed at numerous venues and festivals in the last couple of years. They’ve performed tours of Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, and Canada, they have played at the Borneo Jazz Festival, Hawaii International Jazz Festival, Temecula International Jazz Festival, KSDS ‘Jazz Live’ from the Saville Theatre, Brea Jazz Festival, Oxnard Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, and many more concerts, events, and jazz clubs.
Scott’s compositions have been featured on many recordings, and on TV shows such as “Sex and the City”, “The Jimmy Kimmel Show”, “As The World Turns” and more.
Scott Martin has also performed and recorded with many artists and performers such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Jose Rizo’s Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars, Mongo Santamaria, Francisco Aguabella, Ray Charles, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Barry Manilow, Dr Dre, Alex Acuna, Eddie Harris, Chick Corea, Karrin Allison, Diane Reeves, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Larry Coryell, Joe Sample, Joey Defrancesco, Sam Moore, Billy Preston, Pete Escovedo, Eddie Palmieri and many others.
Scott Martin is exploding on the scene as a leader of his own band, The Latin Soul Band, after more than fourteen years of playing and recording with the GRAMMY® Award Winning Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band.