Known for his "untamed and unpredictable voice," Martin Sexton has become fixture of the American music scene. Critically acclaimed Sexton is a musicianʼs musician and prolific recording artist. His songs are intricate and spirited covering the American musical landscape distilling soul, gospel, R&B, country and blues.
"Dynamic and bursting with depth" are just a few words to describe his live performances and have earned him a devoted following among fans, peers and critics alike. His most recent release, Mix Tape of the Open Road is that musical cross-country trip, blazing through all territories of style, as you cruise through time and place. This record is a charm bracelet of twelve gems all strung together with the golden thread of what Rolling Stone calls his "soul marinated voice."
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“Martin Sextonʼs extraordinary voice howls, growls and purrs in the best tradition of blue-eyed soul. It is raw and expressive and can move in an instant from a glorious falsetto to an edgy rock plea or a simple folk lament.” —Chicago Sun-Times
"I've been a fan of his for quite a bit more than a decade and It's a real pleasure to finally share the stage with him. I hope that if you never heard him before tonight is a turning point for you. He's one of my favorite singers and songwriters” -Dave Matthews
“Martin Sexton is the best live performer Iʼve ever seen… I may just quit my job and go follow Martin and make a fuss everywhere I go, just to make sure that people donʼt go their lives without hearing this man sing to them.” -John Mayer
"Martin Sexton is ripe with raw, expansive talent. His voice comes in a hundred impossible shades. His songs are sweet and spirited and soulful. His repertoire is like a cross-country tour of the American musical vernacular." —Boston Globe
Sexton “jumps beyond standard fare on the strength of his voice, a blue-eyed soul manʼs supple instrument . . . his unpretentious heartiness helps him focus on every soul singerʼs goal: to amplify the sound of an ordinary heart.” –Jon Pareles, The New York Times