DC born, raised by Texans on a diet of American Song, spirituals, rhythms and poetry Aaron Gilmartin is an award-winning composer and song-writer for film, stage and people’s enjoyment. Scored Once Upon A Line, a film shortlisted for the 2017 Oscar that won the 2016 Student Academy Award and took top honors at BAFTA among others.
The songs for his first album were written on hiatus from NYC in Tucson where he worked with Calexico’s Jacob Valenzuela on trumpet and toured with Adam Levy of Norah Jones band. His songs bring the flamenco guitar together with looping and sampling of his band.
Currently playing the new batch of songs written in West Adams LA Aaron is now a full time dad while composing and touring the US.
Aaron Gilmartin on Radio Venice
Radio Venice S07.E13 – March 4, 2018