About Andres Martin Leal
Andres was born and raised in California. While growing up he was influenced to go into music by his uncles who used to play traditional Spanish music. At the age of 12 he learned to play many of these traditional songs on the guitar and fell in love with music. At the age of 16 Andres began composing his own music.
Andres toured and promoted his CD locally for many years and won five music awards: Album of the year, Bilingual song of the year, Upcoming artist of the year, Male vocalist of the year and Duet of the year. Andres has also won two statewide singing contests in New Mexico and Arizona. In 1998 Andres released his second CD which won him the “Male vocalist of the year” award.
One of Andres’ major performances include singing at Country Thunder in 1999 where other top recording artists such as, Reba Macintyre, Faith hill and John Michael Montgomery played. He was the only Latin Artist to be offered the opportunity to sing on the main stage for such a large event. Andres has also performed throughout the state of New Mexico, Arizona and Texas. He has performed for the “Fiestas” in Santa Fe, New Mexico and for many other events.