Get ready for some seriously superb Jazz all set to mesmerize jazz enthusiasts in Mumbai next week.Grammy Award nominated Jazz pianist John di Martino accompanied by Warren Vaché, a tremendous trumpeter, cornetist and flugelhorn player, are all set to woo jazz enthusiasts in Mumbai. This musical journey of Jazz is set to take place next week when Jus Jazz 2018 presents this scintillating evening, along with VH1 and Jazz Addicts LLP comprising of Paradip Bhatia and Apurva Agarwal.
John di Martino is a jazz pianist, arranger and producer, based in New York City. He has been described as a “shape-shifter”, for his creativity across musical genres. John has performed and recorded with David “Fat Head” Newman, Pat Martino, Houston Person and Taj Mahal. John di Martino is a sought-after musical director. He has accompanied Jon Hendricks, Keely Smith, Billy Eckstine and Janis Siegel. John’s talents as arranger and pianist can be heard on recordings with Gloria Lynn, and Grady Tate.
Accompanying John Di Martino on stage will be the dynamic jazz cornetist, Warren Vaché, who is a highly regarded performer known for his dedication to small-group swing. Vaché, who always had a beautiful tone and a chance-taking style, is the son of a fine bassist (Warren Vaché, Sr.) and the brother of clarinettist Allan Vaché.
John di Martino was a long time member of Ray Barretto’s “New World Spirit”, John is a featured pianist and arranger on several of Mr. Barretto’s recordings including: “Portraits In Jazz And Clave” ( featuring James Moody, Kenny Burrell, Joe Lovano and Steve Turre) and the Grammy nominated, CD: “Contact”. Born in Philadelphia, Pa; John studied with Lennie Tristano and Don Sebesky.
About Jazz Addicts
Jazz Addicts is an association of serious like-minded jazz enthusiasts who will bring world class international jazz to India. The association of Jazz Addicts promises to revive the great sound of jazz, which has made the music perhaps the most exciting live art form.
Show Details: Date: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Venue: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Bandra, 8.00 p.m.
Tickets: Available at the venue and on BookMyShow