John di Martino - composer, arranger, pianist

      John di Martino,  Composer, Arranger, Pianist,

has recorded many CD's for Venus Records

 with his "Romantic Jazz Trio"                                 

               Noted for his versatility, John has performed

and recorded  with such notables

as Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Joe Lovano,

David "Fat Head" Newman,  

Pat Martino, Paquito D'Rivera  and Houston Person.

 

                Mr. di Martino is a  sought after musical director

and has accompanied Jon Hendricks,

Diane Schurr, Kelly Smith and Billy Eckstine.

John's talents as arranger and

pianist can be heard on recordings with

Vocalists: Gloria Lynn, Grady Tate and

R & B artists Joe Thomas and

Chico DeBarge. Among John's latest recordings:

"Love" ( Sony Masterworks )

with Cuban singer, Issac Delgado

and "Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B" ( High Note Records )

have received Grammy nominations!

 

              John di Martino was a long time 

member of the Ray Barretto's

"New World Spirit",

he is a featured pianist and arranger

on several  recordings including the

grammy nominated, CD "Contact"

( Blue Note Records).

              Born in Philadelphia, John

was a student of Lennie Tristano

and Don Sebesky.  Mr. di Martino

has performed everywhere  from

  Carnegie Hall to the Peoples Republic of China.