Jodi Miranda Martin (born 6 November 1976) is an Australian singer-songwriter living in Sydney. Her professional music career began in mid-1996 while she was still a student, when she was the opening act for Arlo Guthrie's first Australian tour. Brisbane Times called her "one of Australia's most up and coming singer songwriters." She has been influenced by Joni Mitchell and compared to Tracy Chapman and Suzanne Vega.
Martin in 2013
|Birth name||Jodi Miranda Martin|
|Born||6 November 1976|
|Origin||Ceduna, South Australia, Australia|
|Genres||Pop, folk, rock, folk, adult contemporary|
|Labels||Hot Bread Records|
|Website||Jodi Martin official site|
Her first musical success was at the age of 17 when the Dead Ringers Band recorded her song Why on their 1995 album Homefires, which won an ARIA award. Her debut album, Water and Wood, won the North Coast Entertainment Industry's Dolphin Award for Album of the Year in 2001. She has played at the Woodford Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Blue Mountains Folk Festival, and the East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival, and has toured with Paul Brady, Luka Bloom and The Frames, Arlo Guthrie, Eric Bibb, and The Waifs.
|Year||Title||Chart positions||U.S. sales|
|2001||Water and Wood||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2003||Twenty one Stairs||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2005||15 Minutes Out to Sea||N/A||N/A||N/A|
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