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.
Mer info om Emilio Martins på www.myspace.com/emiliomartins
Emilio Martins spelar i Un-x-pected Brazilian Project som framträdde på Victoriateatern i Malmö 12 oktober under KOPAfestival 2010.