Martin Williams studied jazz and saxophone at Florida International University, and composition and orchestration at the Royal College of Music. As a member of the BBC Big Band, he has featured in hundreds of broadcasts on BBC Radio 2’s Big Band Special. Martin has played on over 200 studio albums; over 200 television shows; over 1,000 BBC Radio broadcasts, together with multiple Grammy and Oscar-winning recordings. In 2010 he received a Grammy nomination for his participation in Jessye Norman’s album Roots: My Life, My Song. Martin’s career has also seen him be a prolific writer and arranger for concerts, broadcast, television and library music.