Diane Marino Quartet
Joining Diane are: Don Aliquo – sax & flute; Frank Marino – bass and Greg Parnell – drums
“Diane Marino is an unusually unique talent- great pianist, vocalist and arranger” – Les Davis, Real Jazz-Sirius/XM
When you combine an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino.
Diane was born in Manhattan, NYC. She started her early piano training of classical studies and jazz improvisation from the age of 10. Diane graduated from NYC’S ‘Famed’ High School for the Performing Arts and later received her B.M. degree from Mannes College of Music in Manhattan as a piano performance major where she studied piano with world-renowned concert pianist Murray Perahia.
In her over 35 year career, Diane has performed Great American Song Book, Traditional jazz, Latin and Brazilian jazz to captivated audiences in jazz venues, performing arts centers and festivals such as Birdland – NYC, Blues Alley – D.C., Vitello’s Jazz Club – L.A., Arts Garage-Del Ray Beach, Twins Jazz-D.C., Nighttown-Cleveland, Heidi’s Jazz Club-Cocoa Beach, Trumpets Jazz Club -NJ, Germantown Performing Arts Center, The Metropolitan Room-NYC, Bethesda Blues & Jazz – D.C to name a few.
M&M Records Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded six CD’s- all of which have received widespread airplay and critical acclaim.
Soul Serenade”-The Gloria Lynne Project (2018) is the newest release by Diane Marino in which she presents an album of rarely heard and totally refreshing songs made popular by the great Jazz-Soul/Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne. Diane has recorded and shared the stage with jazz legends Houston Person, Ralph Lalama, Joe Henderson, Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Pete Escovedo, Tania Maria, Kirk Whalum, pop music icon Felix Cavaliere and many others.
“Marino has an exceptional ability to enunciate a lyric clearly, and her timing fits that of a piano player, making the note hit just the right place for the most swinging effect” ‐ Jazz Weekly.com
“The collaboration of Marino & Person for “Loads of Love” is a winning combination and a step in the right direction for traditional jazz. A gorgeous collection of blues influenced ballads & love songs” – Eric Harabadian – Jazz Inside Magazine
Please visit Diane’s website for her music, live videos and downloadable EPK and additional info: www.dianemarino.com
Direct Link to EPK: http://dianemarino.com/epk