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The Musician

Biting into MusicIn an earlier life, Julio performed as a guitarist, arranger and music director for such singers as Al Jarreau (7 years), Sarah Vaughn, Helen Reddy, B.J. Ward, Michael Greer, Kay Dennis, Irene Kral, Linda Dangcil and others. Martinez also served as music director for the San Francisco Mime Troupe and The Committee Experimental Wing, as well the improv comedy troupe, Spontaneous Combustion. As a solo guitarist, Julio has performed throughout the U.S. Over the last 15 years, Julio has recorded with The Esquires, an acclaimed big band, specializing in the music of the swing era.