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John Di Martino Trio at @exuberance

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Fri, March 2, 2018
8:00 pm

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The piano trio is the epitome of jazz. And in the hands of masters, it’s elegant, agile, lyrical, propulsive, swinging, sublime. @exuberance presents a piano trio of masters.

John di Martino is an inventive, impeccable and irrepresible jazz and latin pianist and one of Philly’s own. He studied with Jimmy Amadie, Lennie Tristano and Don Sebesky. Long associations with Ray Barretto and Bobby Sanabria. Music director and accompaniest for singers—Billy Ekstine, Jon Hendricks, Sylvia Sims, Gloria Lynne, Janis Siegel, Freddy Cole among them. Associations with Houston Person, Warren Vache, Pat Martino, Paquito D’Rivera. 39 albums for the Japanese Venus label and many more. Benny Green says: "John Di Martino is one of my absolute personal favorite pianists of today. His music is an honest outpouring of light.”...

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Brendan McGeehan uploaded this event on February 12, 2018