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NM Jazz Band Ranks Nationally (Again)

posted Aug 22, 2010

REVERBNATION top 5 JAZZ ARTISTS , nationally/internationally

New Mexico Jazz Musicians attain NATIONAL, and INTERNATIONAL TOP -FIVE REVERBNATION.COM JAZZ ARTISTS ranking.

ReverbNation.com is a web site, launched in 2006, that focuses on the music industry. It provides a central site for 700,000 musicians, producers, and venues to collaborate and communicate.

Ben Martinez, and his well-traveled musicians currently based out of Santa Fe/ Albuquerque, New Mexico, have made it to the top-FIVE in BOTH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REVERBNATION.COM POLLS -- out of 6,993 JAZZ artists/musicians across the US (for top-FIVE, national JAZZ ARTISTS ranking) , AND 12, 093 JAZZ artists/musicians in the world (for top-FIVE international JAZZ ARTISTS ranking) .


Ben Martinez and musicians -- at present, SIMULTANEOUSLY rank, 2nd NATIONALLY, as TOP NATIONAL JAZZ ARTISTS and 4th GLOBALLY, (INTERNATIONALLY) as TOP INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ARTISTS according to REVERBNATION.COM, in the current (AUG 24, 2010) NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL "TOP JAZZ ARTISTS" REVERBNATION RANKINGS.

Their original modern jazz compositions from their SANCTUARY CD, AND URBAN BUG CD, are a blend of traditional jazz, fusion-jazz, Latin jazz, and hard bop.

His band members come from across the country : Joey Santiago (drums, Albuquerque) Bob Miner (saxophones, Chicago) Dave Friedlander (bass, Boston.)., Santiago Robledo (percussion, Mexico City, MX), Ruben Gutierrez, (keyboards/synthesizers, El Paso), (Ben Martinez, (guitars, San Antonio. Martinez, and his band, BMP-Ben Martinez Project have performed at the Texas Jazz Festival, for 14 consecutive years, since 1996. You can hear them at

www.reverbnation.com/bmpbenmartinezproject

http://www.reverbnation.com/main/bes_chart?genre=jazz&genre_geo=National&page=1


http://www.reverbnation.com/#/main/bes_chart?genre=jazz&genre_geo=Global&page=1

RADIO STATIONS WITH COMPATIBLE JAZZ FORMATS MAY REQUEST PROMO CDs/mp3's at bmpmusic@hotmail.com, subject line: JAZZ RADIO REQUEST for BMP MUSIC (specify CD, mp3 format)
Contact: Ben Martinez

bmpmusic@hotmail.com

Contact: Ben Martinez

bmpmusic@hotmail.com