We are excited to let you know that Amanda Martinez will be joining us for FACTOR 101 Info Session for Latin Music Artists on Friday, October 23. She will share her experience applying to FACTOR grants! You can sign up for the session here.
Amanda Martinez is a Canadian based singer/songwriter whose music blends her unique Mexican and South African roots with flamenco soul. She has released 4 albums (Sola – 2006), (Amor – 2009), Mañana (2013) and her upcoming recording Libre (Free) 2020 that is her most eclectic creation to date. Career highlights include headlining the Blue Note jazz club in NYC, the FIFA World Cup in South Africa and the Pan American Games in Mexico and Canada. She has also been a guest recording and touring artist of award winning guitarist Jesse Cook. She has sold out Toronto’s Koerner Hall multiple times and Ottawa’s National Arts Centre and Winter Garden Theatre. Amanda has been recognized with multiple nominations as Latin Jazz Artist of the Year (Canada’s National Jazz Awards) Best World Music Artist (Canadian Folk Music Awards) and won Best World Music Artist (Toronto Independent Music Awards). Her albums have reached the top 10 of iTunes World Music charts.