Martyn Ford is an English musician, best known for his orchestral contributions to rock music albums of the 1970s and 1980s. Ford was originally classically trained; he studied French horn at the Royal Academy of Music. While in his senior year there, he formed his own orchestra, which debuted at the Royal Albert Hall a few months after he graduated. He then found work as an arranger and conductor for releases by Caravan, Bryan Ferry, Ginger Baker, Johnny Nash, Three Man Army, Japan and Elton John, as well as for the soundtrack for the film Tommy. He also played horn for the Spencer Davis Group early in the decade. He also recorded on his own as the Martyn Ford Orchestra; his 1976 album Smoovin featured Mike Moran, Ann Odell, Simon Phillips, Morris Pert, John Gustafson and Mel Collins. It also spawned a hit in the UK Singles Chart, "Let Your Body Go Downtown", which peaked at No. 38 in 1977.
About Martyn Ford
Bodybuilder who also goes by the name Nightmare. He's known for standing 6'8" and weighing more than 300 pounds.
Martyn Ford Before Fame
He had training for cricket playing before receiving an injury.
Achievement of Martyn Ford
He consumes from 4,5000 to 8,000 calories per day.
Martyn Ford Family Life
He has a daughter.
Associations of Martyn Ford
He was in the film Boyka: Undisputed starring Scott Adkins.
Information related to Martyn Ford
- English classical musicians
- British music arrangers
- Eurovision Song Contest conductors
- English conductors (music)
- Alumni of the Royal Academy of Music
- 21st-century conductors (music)