It was with hard-rocking riffs, intelligent arrangements, and fresh, innovative solos that Andreas Schmid-Martelle (born 1961 in Ludwigshafen), as guitarist of the Jule Neigel Band first gained attention of Rock fans. From 1987 to 2000 Martelle has also functioned as co-author, arranger and producer. The band has sold over 2 million discs.

Today, Martelle’s main activities are composing and producing. He writes songs for other artists as well as for publishers like Popvirus (instrumental music for TV stations). From time to time, there’s a new Martelle album to be released.

Just a few names Martelle has worked and/or played with:

Jule Neigel Band, Martelle @ Friends, The Incredible Pack, Jazzamor, Paco De Lucia, Simon Phillips, Johnny Guitar Watson, Colin Hodgkinson, Mel Gaynor, Thijs van Leer, Bobby Kimball, Randy Hansen, Howard Carpendale, Roachford, Helmut Zerlett, Klaus Lage, Rolf Stahlhofen, Ron Williams, Toscho Todorovic, Thomas Blug, Gregor Hilden, Martin Engelien

Since 1989, Martelle works for companies in the music industry.

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