Overview: Born November 3rd, 1953 in Wareham, MA. Joseph Martin started playing drums at the early age of 10. A Self-taught , master of rhythm (in his own right) by his mid-teens Joseph received his first bass guitar from his brother at the age of 17. Martin began jamming to his record collection which consisted of popular music of the 60ís Motown era, Sly and the family stone and James Brown to name a few.
By The early 70ís Joseph started Jamming with other musicians at a time when the famous bass slap and thump was just beginning take on popularity. while shaping his signature style of playing, other musicians began to take notice to the way Joseph played his bass, as if the instrument was jumping right out of his soul. During the mid and late 70ís Joseph began jamming with more popular musicians from his local area such as Mike Antunes of the Beaver Brown Band, and Members of Tavares. In 1978 Joseph Martin had the opportunity to play with a group in San Diego, CA. where he had the opportunity to meet Bassist N Artist Site
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