Martin Metzger is one of the most experienced and versatile guitarists in the Chicagoland area. Martin performs regularly for weddings, corporate events, house parties, restaurants, festivals, benefits, schools and other events. His playing style is both warm and expressive, creating an ambience that delights and enlightens. His musical tastes range from Flamenco, Flamenco Jazz, Rumbas, Brazilian Jazz, Latin Jazz, Classical to Pop music. Martin has been performing for over 32 years, and has played for over 1,000 clients, with rave reviews. Martin has traveled to Spain over 15 trips, studying with some of the best Flamenco guitarists in Granada, Sevilla, Cadiz and Madrid. In addition, Martin has a BA in Jazz Studies from De Paul University, and a Masters in Teaching from National-Louis University. Martin is the Owner and Founder of The Metzger Music Studio and The Martin Metzger Flamenco Ensemble. In the later, he is joined by Patricia Ortega (voice), Marisela Tapia (dance), Diego Alonso (guitar) and Javier Saume (percussion). Martin performs with a handmade Marshall Brune flamenco guitar and the Fishman Sa220 PA System, offering the best in sound. In addition, Martin arrives 30-60 minutes prior to events, contacts the clients prior to meet any musical needs they may have. In addition, Martin provides a vocal microphone for speeches and announcements.