1968 – Hits the world stage with gutteral tones. (primarily acapella)
1974 – Ambitions as a guitarophile are born, but he first spends two years learning the recorder.
1977 - Receives his first guitar as a gift, and gains enthusiasm for the blues, but is sentenced to learning classical guitar.
1980 – Frustrated with Sor, Scheit, Carcassi, and Götze, Martin prematurely ends his studies at the Conservatory.
The Blues call him (or so he says).
1982 – The Blues stagnate! First experience with finger-picking. Martin buys finger picks, a capo and bottleneck, and practices madly on his hapless concert guitar. This results in a decrease in production of mathematic homework, which in turn means a rare item sought by teachers, resulting in high prices on the blackmarket in the smoky teacher´s room
1987 - ...plays his own guitar concerts. Just back from performing at the Folk & Blues Festival in Luxemburg, he meets the accomplished guitarist Hannes Urdl After some heavy shop talk, an acoustic guitar duo is suggested. 25 December: After 14 hous of non-stop picking, the guitar duo "Zwiezupf" is born.
1988-1992: concerts with Zwiezupf throughout Austria, Germany, Italy, and Hungary.
1990 - Production of the CD/MC "ZWIEZUPF" Besides working with " Zwiezupf", involved as a studio musician in the productions of local Folk groups. One of the musketeers of the newly-formed folk quartet "SQUADUNE" , together with Michael Krusche and Andi Safer. from A NIADA A NOAR. as well as Hubert Dohr. Further, sporadic performances with the American singer and song writer, Chuck Le Monds.
1992 – Resolves to record the growing ideas and compositions on a solo album.
Resolution carried out: album recording between the beginning and middle of September. In addition, composition and recording of the Theme Song for the Russian T.V. series, "Come To Me".
1993 – Leaves the workforce to devote himself to music full-time. His album "Odds & ends" makes the rounds and has a positive response from ORF (Austrian Radio) and the press. The program, Ö1 (Austrian Radio 1) describes him at one point as "the most virtuoso Austrian Folk and Blues guitarist"
1994 – Works as arranger for an ORF production in February, final tour with "Zwiezupf ". Production of their final CD, "Collage". Musketeer on tour with the musicsonglyrikdanceandclowntroop QUODLIBET across Germany. Plays with violinist Andi Safer: (A NIADA A NOAR) on "Gwoxn", an album which won the German Recording Critics Award.
1995 – Besides solo work, member of the group "GRAYMALKIN", tours with "QUODLIBET", release of the QUODLIBET album “Heiter bis Folkig”
1996 – Production of the " GRAYMALKIN " CD "Paniert", musical involvement in the Musical "David" in Germany. Tour with QUODLIBET, release of his second solo album “Scenes”.
1998 – Reunion of the Folk group " SQUADUNE ", this time as a Trio, together with Hubert Dohr . and the violinist Kurt Bauer. (from DEISHOVIDA..) Production of the album "Invasion of the Macho Chests." Work as studio musician, co-producer, and arranger of the album "Herz in der Hand", together with Ebi Rink. Jingle production for the program "Nightlight Radio" on RadioRTL, tour with " QUODLIBET ", studio musician for "Die drei vom Ast"
1999 – Production of the Album "Guitar Generation" from Tom Rohm. Studio musician or the Children CD´s "Viele bunte Fäden" and "Lustige Reisegeschichten" and composition "Daniel si di Layon" Recording with the sextett INSINGIZI EMNYAMA from Zimbabwe.
2000 - Studio musician for "X-TRAORDINARY" and "SHENANIGANS". Production of the album "Lebenslaeufer" of the German TV journalist and singer/ songwriter Martin Buchholz..
2001 - Studio musician with the children’s radio play "Churchie Peter.", tours with MARTIN BUCHHOLZ and SQUADUNE. In between, solo concerts. Studio musician for the album "Einfach nur so" from the “Rinks”. Co-performer with the American singer/songwriter Don Newby. Workshops for the acoustic guitar and band arrangement at the Arts Conference at Schloss Mittersil (Austria), as well as BATL (Bring the Arts to Life.") in Bad Leonfelden, Austria. At the end of the year, concert together with singer/songwriter JeffJohnson (U.S.A.), "Nightnoise" flutist / piper Brian Dunning (IRL), and the exceptional cellist, Jozef Luptàk (SK).
Name of Project: "Boyz of Summer"
2002--Recording of the Live album, "Black Forest Tales" with SQUADUNE (left-footed) studio musician with the archive music production "odd & quirky”, tours with MARTIN BUCHHOLZ , SQUADUNE and solo. Concert with the "Boyz of Summer", as well as guest musician with "The Shenanigans".
2003 – Production of the worship album "Step by step " with Gmoapartie. Tours with " SQUADUNE ",MARTIN BUCHHOLZ. solo concerts. Plays in the international Arts Conference Mittersil (Austria) in a concert with the American singer Julee Glaub.
2004 – Production of MARTIN BUCHHOLZ album, "Alles Liebe" with the German musician and producer Uli Kringler. Production of poetry and music album "Onlyn when it´s time" with Danny Scott. Co-musicians: Jozef Luptàk, Willi Platzer (percussion) Concerts with " SQUADUNE ", Danny Scott and solo concerts throughout Austria, Germany and France with the Christmas programme "Bluesy Christmas" in December.
2005- Composition and performance of the score for the theatre play „Loveletters“ with Lechthaler & Belic. Concerts with Squadune, Landluft, Jeff Johnson and Brian Dunning, tour throughout Austria, Switzerland and France with Jozef Luptàk and Julee Glaub. Studio work for the albums “Hallo, bunter Schmetterling” by “die Rinks”, and the album “beschenkt; also studio work for Brunner & Brunner. Solo-tour with the programme “Bluesy Christmas” in December.
2006- Production of the 3third solo-album „Hambrug“. Live- concert with the Canadian singer/songwriter Jeannine Noyes. Leading workshops for acoustic guitar and musical arrangement for bands. Composition and production of the score for Ephraim Kishon´s theatre play “es war die Lerche” by Lechthaler & Belic. Studiowork for the film score of “Die Bauernprinzessin, Teil 2” with Landluft. Several performances in Caracas and Valencia/ Venezuela with the multi-media project “HaShem- The Name”. Concerts with Squadune in Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Italy, as well as with Landluft, and the Catering Absorbers. Furthermore solo- concerts, sometimes joined by Berndt Luef (vibes) and Martin Burböck (diat. acc.)
"Regular" solo concerts as well as with the Christmas programme “Bluesy Christmas” in Austria and Germany.
2007 Production of the album "Herz" by Hannes Hager from February to June. Concerts with Squaduneand Landluft, as well as solo concerts throughout Austria, Germany, Italy and France. Studiowork on the solo album of the Austrian comedian Thomas Stipsits. Production of the album "Wenn ein Moment vom Himmel fällt" by Martin Buchholz together with Uli Kringler. TV live concert on H1, studio work for the CD "hand in hand" by Sharona.
2008 Mix and work as studiomusician for the album "Because of you" byAnnemarie Höller und Mario Berger, production of five tracks for the album "Fallen Rainbow"by Danny Scott , various solo appearances, concerts with "Steirermen Connection II", Landluft, Catering Absorbers, touring Germany with Martin Buchholz, studio work for the album "Leaving at Dawn" by Allan Taylor.