Considered a national treasure by legions of Colorado musicians and fans, Ernie Martinez is an amazing acoustic musician who plays virtually anything with strings on it.
After playing on over 150 albums by other artists, Ernie’s long-awaited personal CD is finally here. “Where I Make My Home” reflects his 40 years playing with the likes of Tom Paxton, John McEuen, Jimmy Ibbotson, Chuck Pyle and many, many more.
Ernie’s CD release featured an unprecedented sold out concert at Swallow Hill in Denver.
His soulful vocals and sweet instrumental backups display Ernie’s vast talents and why he was a Western Music Association “Musician of the Year” Finalist in 2007.
Ernie Martinez is a musician’s musician who is called upon to play guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin and bass by many bands in Colorado. While he is equally at home playing bluegrass, blues, Celtic, western, folk and rock and roll, “Where I Make My Home” is a compilation of vocal songs and instrumentals, originals and covers of American classics in the bluegrass and western genres that reflect on his life and times growing up along the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies.