Tom Martin (4)
Tom Martin started to play professionally in Croatia at 17 in blues bands, the "R&B", on TV, concerts, around-gigs.
1977: Conservatory of music in Zagreb. There he joined the group Izazov and worked as studio musician, doing sessions on TV, concerts, and records.
1979: Plays with experimental Jazz group "Split Quintet", who get the 1st festival award of experimental music in Subotica (Yugoslavia). Tours in Italy, Austria, Soviet Union.
In the early 1980s, he moved to Paris, where he played experimental-improvisational music, jazz, theatre, rock, funk and world-music.
1987: "Salcedo" Band - 1st Price of the Festival de la chanson française, Tarbes
In the beginning of the 1990, starts to experiment with electronic instruments.
1990: creation of the band DATA ERROR, who recorded one album and played at Jazz Festival of Grenoble, Jazz Festival of Montpellier, Figeac-Summer Festival, Jazz Festival Radio France-Paris, MIDEM 91 Cannes, in Zagreb (Croatia), Jazz Festival of Levico-Italy, "Live" on Radio Europe 1-Paris.
Tom Martin also played live extensively in clubs in Paris and all over France with other groups ("Frogmouth Funk Blues Band" among others).
1997: Creation of "Solo Performance" solo project based on improvisations with electronic percussions instruments (command for Art Festival of Palma-Palma de Mallorca).
Tom Martin lives and works in Luxembourg since 1998:
Meeting and concert "India Meets Europe" with "Music of Benares"-Masters of Indian Music
Creating of "Luma Luma" Electro-Ethnic Trio with Lex Gillen (didgeridoo) and Mike Schuh (bass).
Festival Musiques " sacrées musique-2004 " with Luma Luma,
Member in the " The George Norton Band", in "Ethnolution" trio, and drummer in "My Buter Smiles".