Critically acclaimed Sexton is a musicianʼs musician and prolific recording artist. His songs are intricate and spirited covering the American musical landscape distilling soul, gospel, R&B, country and blues. His performances are dynamic and bursting with depth and have earned him a devoted following among fans, peers and critics alike. People claim that Sextonʼs songs inspire them to make a change, go cross-country, and follow their hearts; to see a crowd at a Martin Sexton concert is to witness a cross-section of America.
Sexton “jumps beyond standard fare on the strength of his voice, a blue-eyed soul manʼs supple instrument . . . his unpretentious heartiness helps him focus on every soul singerʼs goal: to amplify the sound of an ordinary heart.”
–Jon Pareles, The New York Times
“Martin Sexton is the best live performer Iʼve ever seen… I may just quit my job and go follow Martin and make a fuss everywhere I go, just to make sure that people donʼt go their lives without hearing this man sing to them.” -John Mayer
“Martin Sextonʼs extraordinary voice howls, growls and purrs in the best tradition of blue-eyed soul. It is raw and expressive and can move in an instant from a glorious falsetto to an edgy rock plea or a simple folk lament.” —Chicago Sun-Times
"I've been a fan of his for quite a bit more than a decade and It's a real pleasure to finally share the stage with him. I hope that if you never heard him before tonight is a turning point for you. He's one of my favorite singers and songwriters” -Dave Matthews