Martyn Joseph

Contact Details:

31a Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD

01132626777

Leeds Inspired

Martyn Joseph

1st December 2024

For one man and a guitar, Martyn Joseph creates a performance with a far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. April 2019 saw him win a Wales Folk Award for his song, “Here Come The Young”, of which Uncut magazine said, “He’s never sounded more potent.” Martyn has also been honoured with a ”Spirit of Folk” Award by Folk Alliance International in Kansas, USA; and Fatea magazine’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” in the UK.

He is gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics and has a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances. A unique talent driven by passion, social awareness and love for his trade, Martyn is a jaFor one man and a guitar, Martyn Joseph creates a performance with a far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. April 2019 saw him win a Wales Folk Award for his song, “Here Come The Young”, of which Uncut magazine said, “He’s never sounded more potent.” Martyn has also been honoured with a ”Spirit of Folk” Award by Folk Alliance International in Kansas, USA; and Fatea magazine’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” in the UK.

He is gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics and has a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances. A unique talent driven by passion, social awareness and love for his trade, Martyn is a jaw-dropping guitar player who has developed a unique percussive style, combined with a powerful show-stopping voice; and a trove of emotive, expertly crafted original songs.

“A Welsh national treasure.” – MOJO

“Stunning.” – Bob Harris BBC Radio 2 “Wonderful talent.”

– Rob Brydon “One of acoustic music’s most original voices.’

www.martynjoseph.net

jaww-dropping guitar player who has developed a unique percussive style, combined with a powerful show-stopping voice; and a trove of emotive, expertly crafted original songs.