2012 accomplishments in music & art

  • My first film score for director Teddy Schenk  7E (2013) was completed.
  • Crossed the 20 year threshold with my trio Medeski Martin & Wood in 2012
  • My anti-instructional “Life on Drums” was nominated ‘best educational dvd’ in ModernDrummer magazine and received the Park City Film Music Festival Silver Medal for Excellence in a Music Documentary.
  • 2 solo art exhibitions in 2012: 1.spring: MORRISON GALLERY  2.winter: ShapeShifter Lab
  • JazzTimes magazine (December 2012) put me on the cover with an in depth feature about who I am and what I do. Billy Martin: Beyond MMW – By Ted Panken
  • I have been producing a remix record for The Master Musicians of Jajouka which will feature Ornette Coleman, Flea, Lee Renaldo, Medeski Martin & Wood, Mickey Hart, DJ Logic and Marc Ribot. This record should be out in 2013. Stay tuned.

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