Los Angeles, CA
Kim Martin is an American Country-Rock artist with an addictive blend of California-Country with a meets Southern-Rock!
In a sea of emerging country artists, Kim stands out as a genuine and versatile. A seasoned performer, a fluent bassist/lead vocalist/songwriter, with an extensive range of influences. From Linda Ronstadt, Gretchen Wilson, The Eagles, Willie Nelson, etc. Strong vocals, harmonies and great story telling is what she craves. Her songs are a direct reflection of her sassy, vivacious spirit, exposing a vulnerable side through her songwriting that people can relate too.
She is currently in the launch phase of her 2017 self-released, EP Old Southern Soul, on her label Bellavicious Records. The EP consists of five finely crafted songs she wrote featuring:
*Kim Martin-Vocals/Bass Guitar:
*Producer/Engineer/Multi-Instrumentalist: Hank Linderman (Eagles, Chicago)
*Guitar/Pedal steel by John McFee (Doobie Brothers) “Country Girl.”
*Fiddle-Brian Arrowood (Travis Tritt).Drums-Drew Hester (Joe Walsh, Stevie Nicks).
*Drums -Ronnie Ciago (Mick Taylor, Bill Ward).
*Hammond B3 Organ-Sam Avila (Walter Trout).
Music has been Kim’s lifelong passion. She has been singing since grade school in choir and fell in love with the bass guitar at age 14, which she found while cleaning the garage. Music is in her heart and soul. Writing, sharing, and performing is what drives her and moves her soul. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music-Boston MA, (Bass Guitar) and Grove Music School- Van Nuys, CA (recording).
Kim has an intense work ethic as a full-time musician playing over 200 shows a year, bandleader, and recording artist. She is also a crowd favorite at the Costa Mesa Speedway for the National Anthem.
In July 2017, she enjoyed a week residency at The MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, as a vocalist in
Kevin Eubank’s Band (The Tonight Show) for Microsoft Ready Convention.
December 2017, her band will be performing on KVCR TV Show Musicology on PBS.
Kim is very excited to be the first country artist to be sponsored by Chromacast Music Gear,
and is excited to be able to share her music with the world!
Experience at: http://www.kimmartinmusic.com
Old Southern Soul
Heart and Soul
Los Angeles, California – December 5, 2017– The first country artist to be sponsored by Chromacast Music Gear, Kim Martin is proving that location doesn’t matter when it comes to delivering great country music. A Berklee College of Music graduate and seasoned performer, Kim Martin is firing on all cylinders when it comes to her 2017 EP, Old Southern Soul, on her label Bellavicious Records. Produced/Mixed by Hank Linderman (Eagles, Chicago).
Old Southern Soul is the culmination of genuine heart with a fresh outlook on the country scene. It’s got that chilled California vibe intertwined with the grit of Southern rock. The EP consists of 5 finely crafted songs Kim wrote, showcasing her incredible vocal range, bass playing, larger than life lyrics; and vivacious story telling. The video for the title track, Old Southern Soul has just been released and is hot! It’s just one of five tracks on the EP that deliver.
“At times throughout this EP, it was kind of a little Gretchen Wilson with a whole lot more of punches and kicks.”-Soundwaveone
Kim’s lifelong passion is music. Writing, sharing and performing it is what drives her and moves her soul. She has an intense work ethic as a fulltime musician, bandleader, and recording artist, focusing now on growing and expanding her fan-base. Kim and her band are ready to take it to the next level with festivals, touring. Seeking booking agents/management.
In between recording and writing she is playing over 200 shows a year and is a favorite at The Costa Mesa Speedway for the singing the National Anthem.
In July 2017, she enjoyed a week residency as a vocalist with Kevin Eubank’s Band (The Tonight Show) at The MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas for Microsoft.
December 2017, Kim and her band will be performing on PBS TV Show Musicologyie on KVCR TV.
Old Southern Soul is available now. Those interested in reviewing the album or adding it to their playlists can get in touch via the information. That also goes for those interested in interviewing Kim Martin about her time at Berklee, her 2017 Vegas residency, her debut EP, New Music Video and more below
About: Kim Martin is a country artist from California blending her laid-back style with Southern Rock on her latest EP, Old Southern Soul
Contact: Kim Martin Music (909)-226-6946 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Links: Official Site: http://www.kimmartinmusic.com
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Old Southern Soul