Aurelio Martínez

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Aurelio Martínez
Aurelio at KEXP Studios
Aurelio at KEXP
Background information
Also known as Aurelio
Born Plaplaya, Honduras
Genres
Occupation(s) Musician
Singer-songwriter
Guitarist
Instruments 90
Years active 2004–present
Labels Real World Records
Associated acts Lita Ariran
Guillermo Anderson
Andy Palacio
Sen Kumpe
Youssou N'Dour
Website www.aureliomusic.net

Aurelio Martínez, aka Aurelio, is a Honduran musician and politician.

Musically he is known for his Garifuna music.[1]

From 2006-2010, Martinez was a congressman,[2] where he was the first black member of the National Congress of Honduras.[3]

Discography[edit]

Solo records[edit]

  • 2014: Lándini (Real World Records / Stonetree Records)[4]
  • 2011: Laru Beya (Real World Records / Stonetree Records)[5]
  • 2004: Garifuna Soul (Stonetree Records)[6]
  • 1995: Lita Ariran Honduras: Songs of Garifuna (JVC World Sounds)

Collaborations[edit]

  • 2007: Wátina - Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective (Stonetree Records / Cumbancha)[7]
  • 1999: Paranda - Various Artists (Stonetree Records )[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gould, Jens Erik (21 March 2013). "Honduras: A Garifuna Legend Inspired to Revive HIV Prevention Battle". Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Eyre, Banning (15 February 2011). "Aurelio: A Musical Guardian Of The Garifuna". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Diaz, Ruben (18 March 2015). "Mr. Aurelio Martinez, Musical Legend and former member of the Honduran National Congress, speaks during the Reception Celebrating Garifuna-American Heritage Month". New York State Senate. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Lándini - Aurelio, 2014". Real World Records. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Laru Beya - Aurelio, 2011". Real World Records. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Garifuna Soul - Aurelio Martinez". Stonetree Records. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective, Watina". Stonetree Records. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Paranda - Various Artists". Stonetree Records. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 

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