Aridane Martín (1989, Canary Islands, Spain).
Aridane attended CPMLPGC and CMMB conservatories. He graduates with the best qualifications (Award of honor in percussion, orchrestal soloist and chamber music) also received several prizes as a chamber musician and percussion soloist. After graduating, he enrolled at the Liceu Conservatory studying with the acclaimed drummer and percussionist Marc Miralta.
Aridane has received classes from Jeffery Davies, David Friedman, Eric Sammut, Keiko Abe, Gary Burton. Aridane published in 2017 his first album as leader, Tiébélé, in two editions, each one designed by a canarian painter with twelve original paintings inspired by his music in an innovative project. Actually he is the only spanish percussionist who is currently part of the team of artists sponsored by the North American brand, Mike Balter Mallets.
Listening to Aridane's album Tiébélé is like entering a state of absolute peace. Joan Espanyol (Cornejazz FM)
Magnificent and delicate proyect. Warm melodies that fill our heart of hope and fullness. Miquel Tuset (Jazz club de Nit)
Aridane's Tiébélé is a melodic landscape. The album is full of quality, rhythmic contrast and very worked compositions.
Martí Farrés (Scanner FM)