Josep María Martí Duran studied the classical guitar in Barcelona at the Conservatori Superior de Música and at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya before turning to baroque music. He specialized in the continuo practice of baroque opera at La nuova Fabbrica dell’Opera and gained a  Master in Music Performance in Early Music with Eduardo Egüez at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.


He works regularly with Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse, Café Zimmermann, Le Concert des Nations, Academia Montis Regalis, La Terza Prattica, Los Ministriles de Marsias, Orquestra Barroca Catalana, Academia 1750, Vespres d'Arnadí and Los Mvsicos de Sv Alteza, and he has performed in festivals such as the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Festival D’aix-en-Provence, Tage Alter Musik Herne and Festival D’Ambronay. 


Josep María Martí Duran has worked under the direction of conductors like René Jacobs, William Christie, Attilio Cremonesi, Jordi Savall, Alessandro de Marchi and Leonardo García Alarcón and has recorded for France Music, Radio France, RNE, Catalunya Radio, SONY Int. and Alpha. With the group Der musikalische Garten he was awarded second prize and special public prize of the International Van Wassenaer Competiton in Amsterdam.