Martin started learning saxophone at 12 years old in high school. His parents offered him a guitar on his thirteenth anniversary. Thanks to bands like U2, The Cure, Depeche Mode, INXS and Rush, he developed a real passion for today's music. That lead him to College to study jazz and pop music. His first band opus climbed the charts of rock and alternative radio stations. In1999 Martin founded the Music Academy of Lorraine.