Standing out amongst other artists of his generation, singer and songwriter Fred Martins offers a varied repertoire, closely related to the craft of the Brazilian song. His compositions dialogue with samba, bossa nova and modal northeast, mixing elements of rock and other styles.
The composer's talent was recognized by the prestigious Brazilian Music VISA Contest (9th edition, 2006), where he was awarded
the top prize: best Composer, by unanimous vote of the jury and public.
Fred Martins recorded in Lisbon his first solo album released in Europe. Para além do muro do meu quintal (Beyond my backyard wall) is one of the verses of Alberto Caeiro's (Fernando Pessoa) poem Noite de S. João.
- PARA ALÉM DO MURO DO MEU QUINTAL -
His unique and contemporary style and his compositions exude aesthetic flow and density. They’re both risky and mesmerizing.