Brazilian percussionist Emilio Martins initiated his musical career when he was 8 years old. He started playing drums, having the first slight knowledge of the instrument with the musician Sergio Saia (Dick Farney's drummer), and became a professional musician when was 15.
He studied in “Conservatório Carlos Campos”, in the city of Tatuí, where he later worked as a professor.
Emilio Martins has worked with various artists as: Daúde, Vange Milliet, Luís Melodia, Cláudio Nucci, Lui Coimbra,Tinoco, Mafalada Minozzi, Jair Rodrigues, Badi Assad,Max de Castro, Pery Ribeiro Chico Cesar, Roberta Miranda, Cambada Mineira, Tião Carvalho, Orquestra Sinfônica Jazz, Dori Caymmi, Fabiana Cozza, Paulo Ricardo, Diane Schuur, Jorge Mautner, Crystian and Ralf, Daniel,Altemar Dutra jr among others.
For more info about Emilio Martins go to: www.myspace.com/emiliomartins
Emilio Martins is featured in Un-x-pected Brazilian Project and performed at Victoriateatern in Malmö on October 12 during KOPAfestival 2010.