Martín Loyato: was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.He completed his Ph.D. in Composition at The State University of New York. As a trumpet player, Dr. Loyato has shared the stage with such notable artists as Arturo Sandoval, Poncho Sanchez, Yusef Lateef, Ray Anderson, Wadada Leo Smith, Charles Davis, and iconic Lebanese composer and writer renowned throughout the Middle East and beyond Ziad Rahbani, among others. Martín was invited to perform in the First Latin Grammys in 2000. 2010 marked the release of his first solo album, Syncretism, in which he explores the colors of the Indonesian Gamelan orchestra, Middle Eastern and Latin rhythms, big band, electronics, jazz and poetry. 2017 marked the release of his second solo album Involution. An electro-acoustic experimental ambient album that features an international group of 30 brilliant musicians from Argentina, Australia, Germany, Greece, Korea, Lebanon, Spain and USA. The orchestration is a mixture of Eastern and Western instruments, electronics, vocals and a youth choir. 2019 marked the release of Martín’s third solo album Cinematic Tales, which includes award-winning string quartet composition Alli Buenos Aires among orchestra, chamber, piano and electronic music pieces. Involving world-class musicians from Argentina, Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Lebanon, Korea, and United States. His last performances covered Argentina, USA, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, China, Lebanon, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Turkey.