Door Is Open
Mel Martinez is a singer/songwriter/composer from Orlando FL. Mel is fulfilling his life long dream to make good music that appeals to all ages. He is no stranger to performing, as he performed for the first time in hotel in front of a crowd of 600 people at the age of 12. He has been writing and singing since the age of 9, picking up the guitar at the age of 15 and recording his first songs in his apartment at the age of 17. Despite the long hours and the resistance from neighbors he continued on with the late night sessions never giving up on his life goal. Mel is a solo artist that has brought on more musicians that share his vision. He has many people that have influenced him such as: John Lennon, Jason Mraz, Tom Delonge, Dave Matthews, and many more. Mel recorded his first E.P. 'The Door Is Open' in late 2008 at Big Shot Studios in Orlando FL, being released in early 2009. He continues to get inspired by things in day to day life and continues to write creative music with a great blend of vocals that leave people humming after hearing his songs.