Andrés Martín signature bass showcase

Andrés Martín visited Mexico City to play a recital and also demo his Signature Edition basses.

With Andrés Martín · Tijuana, Mexico

Andres Martin double bass showcase group photo

Andrés Martín visited Mexico City to perform a double bass recital and also demo his VB106SL and VB606SL Signature Edition basses, which he designed in collaboration with Eastman Strings.

Andrés explains the unique shape of this solo bass and the inspiration for it.

The solo double bass he designed for Eastman Strings has been selling fast since its US launch in September 2021 and is getting a strong reputation as a very reliable, comfortable and great sounding instrument.

To the left of Andrés is the VB106SL, and to the right is the fully-carved VB606SL.
Here’s the VB606SL in action in Mexico!

Check out this extended interview for the complete story behind this solo bass project:

More about Andrés Martín

Native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, bassist, arranger, and composer Andrés Martín has performed with orchestras. chamber ensembles and as a soloist in Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Uruguay. Chile, Brazil, Mexico, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Dennmark and United States. Since his arrival in Tijuana (Mexico), Andrés has been immersed in teaching as well as performing as a soloist and chamber musician.

He is a member of the “Orquesta de Baja California”since 2002. He also organizes and directs “Contrabajos de Baja California A.C. ”, a Double Bass academy who celebrates a yearly international double bass festival and chamber music course held in Tijuana.

On the side of his work as a soloist and chamber musician, Andrés has full time schedule as a composer, writing hours of new works every year, performed and commissioned by renowned soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras around the world.

During 2022 he continues to pursuit a very busy schedule as a chamber musician, soloist, teacher and composer, with a very active schedule in Mexico and a big amount of travel in US and Europe. His music continues to be performed, programmed, and premiered in all 5 continents.

Among the world premieres for this year: Aria Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (Amos Yang & Pioneer Valley Symphony), The Abyss (Andres Vela), Noche de Alebrijes (Christian Luevano & Guyer Rhapsody Orchestra), Tango sobre el Agua (Quartet version Camarada), Tango sobre el Agua (version for 2 basses and Piano, Dominik Wagner & Andrés Martín) Padre Pio (Andrés Martín), New Beginnings (Hutchins Consort, Orquesta de Baja California), among others.

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