Ricardo Martinez


Chayanne / Franco de Vita / Olga Tañón

Hartke's Kickback HD500 sounds modern and warm at the same time. Plus, it's a powerful combo amp that won’t let you down at rehearsal or on stage.”

Ricardo Martinez has been in the music business for 30+ years, working in every imaginable situation. From touring the world with pop sensation Chayanne to playing Jazz gigs at local clubs, from writing songs to playing banjo at the opera and everything in between. This also includes recording sessions from jingles to big budget projects with different artists, playing in diverse showcases all over the country, arranging music for different bands, producing demos and tracking final basses at his home studio, as well as commercial studios. Ricardo has 9 Grammy participation credits (7 nominations and 2 wins) and is the first-call bassist for many national and international artists. He is currently working on the release of his first solo project.

Ricardo plays basses by Michael Kelly.