Marti Amado specializes in original music for television, film, advertising and animation post-scoring as well as artist production for singer-songwriters. A Midwestern native, Marti has created music for clients in Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, San Diego and Europe, including: LEGOLAND’s Pirate Shores Attraction, The Odyssey TV Network (winner of a Pro-Max Gold Medallion Award), Warner Brothers Films (“Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang”), “Entertainment Tonight,” Universal Music Publishing, Chevrolet, Ford, Sears, Qualcomm, Big Sisters, Bumblebee Publishing and many others.
She has worked with international artists including The Muppets, Jewel, Kenny Rogers, Kim Carnes and Michael Bolton and regional artists like Berkley Hart, Eddie Cunningham, Eve Selis, Peter Sprague and Billy Thompson. “Wreck N’ Sow”, produced by Marti and Americana duo Berkley Hart, won top honors at the San Diego Music Awards. Marti’s stylistic strengths as a composer and producer include animation post-scoring, children's music, quirky and humorous music, poignant heartland music, choral music and acoustic genres including Acoustic Pop/Rock, Classical Orchestral, Gypsy Swing, Jazz, Bluegrass and Americana. A graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Music, Marti is jazz and classically trained as a pianist, arranger and singer. She recently married and is living happily ever after in San Diego!