Martin Adrian appeared in the music world around the 90s, initially when he came to cologne, then in Arnhem, where he pursued saxophone jazz-music studies at the schoolfonds Stedelijk Conservatorium en Dansacademie while playing the nights away in the jazz clubs. Back to Colonge he started working as a DJ and Saxophonplayer, playing an active role in the cologne Housemusic scene and built up a fanbase. He founded his own Label “martinadrianmusic”,  working as music producer and sound engineer. Together with Menno Brenkman and Peter Staecker he plays and produces Genres like House, Jazzrap, chillwave and EDM for a couple of years.



Dieses Bewerbungsvideo zum europaweiten Yamaha Saxophonwettberb 2003 sicherte  Martin Adrian die Finalteilnahme in Berlin. Peter Weniger: „Hier dabei zu sein ist eine besondere Auszeichnung.“ Nachdem es auf Youtube veröffentlicht wurde, ist es bereits über 39.500 mal angeschaut und konstant mit der höchsten Bewertungsstufe (5 stars) bewertet worden.

Top comments:

“some of the best tenor playin i’ve seen”
TurkeyinAbucket, USA


“I dig your tenor playing.
The? music is great, I can tell you like michael brecker.
You sound great.Keep up the good work”

geraldcody, USA



ladysmoothsax, Orlando, FL, USA



“Absolutely spot on, mate….been watching you? tube for years but this is the first
time I’ve posted a comment…..Awe inspiring stuff….ALL THE BEST…GO TO THE TOP!!!”
Großbritannien und Nordirland



“growing love….great tune….great player…..certainly pro level…..this should be in
the top 10 ten of smooth jazz charts….great sound and expression… need
a little more of of a band to? back you”

eab01907, USA



"thats a freaking cool sound you got there, man !?
Saxodude95, Dänemark



“This is definitely great music…you remind me a lot of Kirk Whalum,
mixed? with some Brecker. You make me miss my tenor that’s for sure!
5 stars!”
JPSaxMan, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, USA



your sound is fantastic! love the material as well. did you write it?
what effects unit are you using on the first part? it sounds? great”
me007963, Großbritannien und Nordirland

".....I will tell you the truth. I´ve listening to this about from 10 years ago. Every now and then I come to this video and hear it. I like all of the songs but I like specially the second, it touches my soul ;). It should be famous :p What are artists do you recomend me to hear? Thanks :)"

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