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Pedro Martins & Friends

Vera's Heartbeat is very happy to start the year by bringing Pedro Martins back to blue whale before the guitarist goes on tour with Kurt Rosenwinkel!

Next March they will perform with Caipi band at the iconic Carnegie Hall in NY and next June, they will open Eric Clapton's European tour!

Laureate of The 2015 Socar Guitar Competition at the 49th Montreux Jazz Festival, Pedro Martins is a “multidimensional” [The Observer] Brazilian multi-instrumentalist/guitarist and vocalist.

Martins has been performing all over the world and, more recently, was invited to perform twice at the prestigious Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival: first he performed songs from his project Simbiose with Brazilian guitarist Daniel Santiago, and performed songs from the albums VOX and Caipi with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Felipe Viegas, Antonio Heliodoro, Antônio Loureiro, and Bill Campbell.

Martins is touring in support of his second solo album VOX, thirteen jazz-inflected Brazilian rock songs that were result of a two-year-long recording and production process between Martins and legendary jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel (Heartcore Records). On VOX, Martins showcases his multi-instrumental skills by playing guitar, piano/synths, bass, drums, percussion, flute and singing in falsetto, and is joined by an all-star cast of supporting musicians: Brad Mehldau, Chris Potter, Kyle Crane, Federico Heliodoro, Antonio Loureiro, and his father, Oscar Azevedo.

“This album is like a book of stories that have happened in my life,” says Martins. “What you can hear is actually my inner voice narrating those stories through the medium of music.”

(Tickets sold at the door only)


Sunday, February 9, 2020



Blue whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St, Ste 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012