MARTIN ZAKHAROV

Sax

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Since 1973 Martin has  been a professional woodwind, keyboard and percussion player and has worked in film, CD, live TV, theatre and radio productions. He has performed with numerous artists in Australia, Europe and North America including: Powderfinger, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Harry Belafonte, James Morrison, Vince Jones, Russell Morris, John Farnham, Paul Grabowsky, Virgil Donati, the Wolfgang Lindner Orchestra (Austrian National TV house band) and the Konstanz Stadttheater (Germany). Festivals I’ve performed at include the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Moomba, Amsterdam Queen’s Day, and numerous others across Europe and Australia. I’ve performed for many years in many major hotels around the world, including the Munich and Vienna Hiltons, the Melbourne Hyatt, Windsor, Sofitel and many others. 

Currently he is working with and produces brass section arrangements for Afrobeat ensemble Alariiya, soul/R&B band Relax with Max, The Hofbrauhaus Melbourne house band,  Footscray funk/soul band Kattimoni, and cabaret group Kommissar Kabaret amongst others, and is musical director of multi media jazz band The Sounds of Silent.