Jace Martin was raised on Six Nations, Ontario and began singing professionally at the age of 13 at area music venues, festivals and on stage in Toronto, Ontario under mentorship from Canada’s Queen of Jazz and Grammy Nominee Salome Bey in a theatre production called, “Rainboworld” that launched the career of R&B Superstar Deborah Cox and many more including Jace Martin.
Martin, joined his brother band “The Wolfpack” singing for packed crowds all around southern ontario singing covers of the greats including Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Wonder and Ritchie Valens and eventually won a Canada wide Talent show on APTN called “On Stage” out of 1000’s of Artists. While with The Wolfpack, Jace Martin won 3 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards for “Best Blues Album” 2003, 2005 & “Best Group” 2004 while garnering the #13 “Best Blues Album” Release in 2005 according to The Toronto Blues Society, right behind BB King and ahead of Downchild Blues Band.
In 2008 Jace released his Self-Titled Debut Solo album recorded at Grant Ave Studios in Hamilton, Ontario former studio to U2 Super Producer Daniel Lanois and had his first single “What I Need” climb to #3 on The National Aboriginal Top 40 Countdown. The album racked up 14 nominations at the CAMA, APCMA’s, Hamilton Music Awards, NAMMY’s for various categories including “Best Male Artist” “R&B Recording of The Year” and then took home the “Best Blues Album” at the NAI Image Awards in New Mexico.
Jace released an Album that was recorded in Nashville & produced by Crystal Shawanda called “Falling Stars” and it was nominated for “Pop Album of the Year” at the 2013 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. Currently, Jace Martin is working on his newest Album “Mighty” with Justin Abedin, formerly from Grammy Winning Band Jacksoul. The Title Track & First Single from “Free to Fly” has hit #1 on the NCI Top 40 Countdown & is currently being played across the world and has become Jace Martin’s Most Successful Song to date. Jace Martin was recently named reverbnations.ca’s “#1 R&B Artist in Canada” & is currently booking his 2015 Summer Tour with confirmed stops in Toronto, Six Nations, Hamilton, Sudbury & more!