Apr 01, 1906 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia Died:
May 10, 1979 in Pontiac, Michigan
Active: '30s - '70s
Instruments: Conga, Percussion, Guitar
Carl Martin was born near Stone Gap, VA, on April 1, 1906. His main instrument was mandolin but he also mastered the guitar, and according to those who saw him perform, could play anything with strings. Martin not only performed solo, but also spent much of his career in a trio featuring Ted Bogan (guitar) and Howard Armstrong (violin).