Michael Martinez

For fans of:Yiruma, Chad Lawson, Ólafur Arnalds

Michael Martinez was born in 1990 and raised on the Monterey Peninsula

in the beautiful town of Pacific Grove, California. Michael's musical

ability was quite evident at an early age. By twelve, he was composing

beautiful melodies on a small keyboard. At age 13, Michael

was introduced to famed local pianist and composer, Jonathon Lee.

Michael studied under Jonathon Lee for one year. It was also at this

time that Jonathon Lee announced to the public that Michael Martinez

would take his place as the new Grand Piano Man for the 2005 Big Sur

International Marathon, playing for runners on the nine foot concert

grand piano at the famous Bixby Bridge turnout.

Michael has always enjoyed composing songs with melody and emotion in

mind. Many fans say how much love and relaxation they feel when they

listen to Michael's songs. Michael's style is a blend between New Age

and Classical, and has been described as heartfelt, cinematic and


Michael's second album entitled "Asilomar", was released on July 20th,

2018. Asilo al mar, in Spanish, simply means refuge by the sea, and it

was here where Michael's inspirations for creating this album took