Martin Espino

Martin Espino during a live performance in San Diego.
Martin Espino during a live performance in San Diego.

Martin Espino is a music composer/performer on Masa Revolution. Martin holds a Bachelor of Music degree with honors in Performance from Immaculate Heart College and began composing original indigenous Mexican melodies in 1975.

Martin is both a performing artist and a teaching artist. In 1990, the master musician began building bamboo and gourd instruments in the ancient Aztec tradition.

Over the years, Martin has built more than 50,000 instruments in workshops with children of all ages. He is based in Long Beach, but he frequently travels nationally and internationally for workshops and performances.