Martin Guigui is an award-winning filmmaker, Music Director, Composer and Grammy nominated Music Producer. Guigui has directed Feature Films, Music Videos, composed music for film and TV, worked on over 100 productions, produced over 50 music albums, toured extensively, and is Music Director for high profile Broadcast Concert Events. Born in Buenos Aires Argentina, son of famed Symphony Orchestra Conductor Maestro Efrain Guigui, Martin had an eclectic upbringing in New York, Puerto Rico and Vermont, a music prodigy playing Violin at age four, his concert debut with the Puerto Rico Symphony at age 12, and now an accomplished Pianist and Hammond B3 player.
Guigui has worked with Stars and Icons of the Entertainment industry, has shared the stage, recorded, and performed with music greats including Billy Gibbons, Daryl Hall, Christina Aguilera, Stephen Stills, Sammy Hagar, Slash, Lady Gaga, Peter Frampton, James Cotton, Dave Navarro, Jimmie Vaughan, George Thorogood, Sheila E, Nancy Wilson, Lyle Lovett, Robby Krieger, Steve Earle, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, Joe Bonamassa, Lemmy Kilmister, Keb Mo, Kenny Loggins, Vernon Reid, Jose Feliciano, Smokey Robinson, Sam Moore, David Byrne, Julio Iglesias Jr, Lucinda Williams, Grace Potter, Robert Randolph, Phish, Yolanda Adams, Robert Earl Keen, Orianthi, John Popper (Blues Traveler), Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke), Don Felder (Eagles), Richie Sambora, Joan Osborne, Trace Adkins, Lee Greenwood, Jake Owen, The Gatlin Brothers, NRBQ, Steve Forbert, Bo Diddley, Bret Michaels, Billy Ray Cyrus, James Montgomery, Haley Reinhart, ZZ Ward, and many others.
Recipient of songwriting Billboard Awards, ASCAP Performance Awards, United Nations Award, Caesar Award, Golden Spirit Award, Estabrook Award, numerous ?Best Director? Festival Awards, twice honored by City Of Los Angeles for artistic contributions to music education, Martin music directs charity events regularly for America Salutes You, Endangered Species, Mr. Holland?s Opus Foundation, National Guard Foundation, and Prevention Of Child Abuse.
Most recently Guigui helped organize and Music Directed the iconic ?One America? Concert Event hosted by the 5 living U.S. Presidents raising $45 Million Dollars for Hurricane relief. Martin is a contributing author to the book ?After Shock? (50th anniversary of ?Future Shock?), is co-founder and President of Sunset Pictures, EVP of Pacific Records. Guigui was a High School standout basketball player and still passionately enjoys the game having played in the NBA Entertainment League with the likes of Adam Sandler, Will Ferrell, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Jamie Foxx, and Kevin Hart.