Pete Martin has been called a "national class mandolin and fiddle player" by the Portland Oregonian and “an impressive multi instrumentalist" by SPBGMA Bluegrass Music News. Playing fiddle, mandolin, guitar and tenor guitar he has performed and recorded with many Northwest artists.
Pete is a former National Adult Fiddle Champion and has placed in the top 5 at the National Mandolin Contest. He writes a regular instructional column for Mandolin Magazine and has authored 12 instructional books on mandolin and fiddle playing.
Pete is a full time private lesson teacher in Issaquah and Seattle and gives lessons via Skype all over the world. He currently plays Bluegrass and old Country music with High and Lonesome and Jazz with the Pete Martin Trio.
Information on his publications, recordings and music lessons is available at www.petimarpress.com and www.Jazz-Mandolin.com
"Pete Martin is an impressive multi instrumentalist"
Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music Association (SPBGMA) - Bluegrass Music News
"Pete Martin is a national class mandolin and fiddle player"
"What really makes the bands (Skyline Drifters) work extra special is addition of instrumental passages that blend the fanciful flight of jazz and western swing with the solid, right on the money beat of bluegrass.