BILLY MARTIN

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Billy Martin is an American jazz drummer, best known as a member of jazz-funk trio Medeski Martin & Wood.

Before becoming part of Medeski, Martin & Wood, Martin was part of the New York City Brazilian scene in the 1980s. He performed regularly with Pe De Boi, Batucada and several Bob Moses bands for over a decade. He also joined Chuck Mangione's touring group for three years. Most notably he has developed as a percussionist for The Lounge Lizards and with the John Lurie National Orchestra, and has collaborated with artists such as John Zorn, DJ Logic, Dave Burrell and Miho Hatori. He has also started his own record label, Amulet Records, specializing in eclectic percussion albums. Martin has also collaborated with Iggy Pop, Eyvind Kang, Chris Whitley, DJ Olive, Ikue Mori, John Scofield, Maceo Parker, Calvin Weston, Marty Ehrlich, and Min Xiao-Fen. Martin also sometimes goes by the moniker Illy B.
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BILLY MARTIN Percussion Duets (with Grant Calvin Weston) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Percussion Duets (with Grant Calvin Weston)
World Fusion 1995
BILLY MARTIN Illy B Eats Volume 1: Groove, Bang And Jive Around album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illy B Eats Volume 1: Groove, Bang And Jive Around
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2001
BILLY MARTIN Black Elk Speaks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Elk Speaks
World Fusion 2002
BILLY MARTIN Falling Water - Bamboo Rainsticks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Falling Water - Bamboo Rainsticks
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2003
BILLY MARTIN For No One in Particular album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For No One in Particular
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
BILLY MARTIN Illy B Eats 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illy B Eats 2
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2004
BILLY MARTIN Illy B Eats Volume 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illy B Eats Volume 3
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2006
BILLY MARTIN Starlings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Starlings
Third Stream 2006
BILLY MARTIN Mago (with John Medeski) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mago (with John Medeski)
Eclectic Fusion 2007
BILLY MARTIN Shimmy (with Wil Blades) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shimmy (with Wil Blades)
Funk Jazz 2012
BILLY MARTIN Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee : Heels Over Head album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee : Heels Over Head
Eclectic Fusion 2013

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BILLY MARTIN Turntable Sessions, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Turntable Sessions, Vol. 1
Eclectic Fusion 2004
BILLY MARTIN Live At Houston Hall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Houston Hall
World Fusion 2005
BILLY MARTIN Solo Live Tonic 2002 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo Live Tonic 2002
World Fusion 2006

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