Pete Martin has been called a “national class mandolin and fiddle player” by the Portland Oregonian and “an impressive multi instrumentalist” by SPBGMA Bluegrass Music News. Playing fiddle, mandolin, guitar and tenor guitar he has performed and recorded with many Northwest artists.
Pete is a former National Adult Fiddle Champion and has placed in the top 5 at the National Mandolin Contest. He writes a regular instructional column for Mandolin Magazine and has authored 14 instructional books on mandolin and fiddle playing.
Pete is a full time private lesson teacher in Issaquah and Seattle and gives lessons via Skype all over the world. He currently plays Bluegrass with High and Lonesome and The Neighborhood Boys, Western swing with the The Go Outside and Playboys, and Jazz with the Elliot Bay Trio.