Join us this Saturday, August 6th 2022, in Grândola for a special appearance of Carlos Martins during the vernissage of the exhibition “Lugares” by Salomé Nascimento with live painting and improvised music.

The event will be held at the Galeria da Biblioteca Municipal de Grândola, starting at 19h [updated from previously 18h].

Mar-Planície é o novo projecto do saxofonista Carlos Martins que junta pela primeira vez de forma sustentada o Cante Alentejano e a música improvisada criando uma nova abordagem conjunta para a qual foi escrita música original.

Estreia hoje pelas 22 horas em Évora na Praça do Giraldo no Festival Artes à Rua!

Carlos Martins will be performing tomorrow at the colloquium on the Italian writer Antonio Tabucchi at the Fundação Gulbenkian in Lisbon.

Leituras e Música
17:20 – 18:30
[Escadaria da Zona de Congressos]

With: Jorge Silva Melo, Fabrizio Gifuni, Carlos Martins and Carlos Barretto

More info:

Carlos Martins has been working on a radio show about jazz and improvisation, broadcasted on national radio station Antena 1 starting tonight (22.12.2017, 00:10). Carlos Martins is the creator and host of the show named “Sem Ensaio” with co-host Antonio Macedo, the presenter of the daily morning show on Antena 1.

Read the full article on the show here.

Carlos Martins will perform in the Cultural Centre of Paredes de Coura in the North of Portugal on Saturday, 15 October, 23h with his trio
(Carlos Martins – tenor sax, Carlos Barretto – double bass, Bruno Pedroso – drums).

After that he will be heading to Poland as the opening act for the PalmJazz Festival in Gliwice, performing on October 18th at 19h with his Quartet
(Carlos Martins – tenor sax, Carlos Barretto – double bass, Mário Delgado – guitar, Alexandre Frazão – drums).
More info on


Jenifer Solidade & Carlos Martins live in concert!
After their premiere in Cape Verde this April at the Kriol Jazz Festival, Jenifer Solidade (voc) and Carlos Martins (tenor sax) get together for two exclusive concerts in Portugal, accompanied by Carlos Barretto (double bass), Mário Delgado (guitars), Alexandre Frazão (drums) and Khaly Angel (piano)!
Tonight in Lisbon at “Lisboa Mistura”, 22h15 at Largo Intendente and tomorrow night at the FMM Sines – Músicas do Mundo, 20h00 in Porto Covo!
Come along and listen to this beautiful mix of Cape Verdean and Portuguese rhythms and melodies.