“To me, Jazz is the Art of human expression. An honest, raw, spontaneous interpretation of emotions at a given moment. Jazz is nothing more than a reflection of the Soul .”
— Anthony Thomas Martinez
the art of anthony thomas Martinez
Anthony Thomas Martinez is a Multidisciplinary Artist, Saxophonist, Composer and Producer from San Antonio, TX. His musical journey started at the age of 12 when his father gave him his first saxophone. Throughout High School, Anthony was a part of the Texas All-State Jazz Ensembles and was the recipient of numerous awards, including the DownBeat Magazine “Outstanding Soloist Award.” He later continued his studies at Berklee College of Music and now performs regularly in San Antonio and at many popular Jazz venues around the US. With the success of two west coast tours in 2018, Anthony is pursuing multiple projects and composing new material inspired by his travels. Dedicated to preserving the Jazz heritage while expanding the Art forward; Mixing elements of Afro-Latin,World, Blues & HipHop are Anthony's color palette to creating a universal recipe of sonic ingredients.
"My music is expression, heavily rooted in the Jazz & Blues language but most importantly, it is improvised music reflecting who and where I’m at in my journey as a human being."