Johnnie Valentino

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Born: September 2, 1957    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born in 1957 in a South Philadelphia neighborhood filled with a history of jazz guitarists that starts with 1920's legend Eddie Lang continuing through to today's jazz guitar legend Pat Martino. Johnnie studied privately as a young man with Dennis Sandole, Joe Sgro and Pat Martino. Also during that time he studied composition at Rutgers University while doing local club dates and recording sessions at Alpha recording studio for Philly World Records. In 1984 Johnnie relocated to Los Angeles where he has been musically active in many facets such as writing,,recording, scoring, performing and sound designing for TV, films and recordings...
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Elissa Lala: Eternal Now (Insight 0001) Johnnie Valentino: Searching Souls (Nine Winds 0233) Elissa Lala: Touch of Your Voice: New Takes on Chet Baker (OmniTone 15210) Johnnie Valentino: Stingy Brim (OmniTone 15212) Johnnie Valentino: Eight Shorts in Search of David Lynch (ToneScience}_Other recordings "Free Exchange" & Goin' Public on Four Winds Entertainment FW2002 & FW2005_"Duets" w/Ken Burgomaster & "Secret Chamber of Dream" for Priority Records & Michael Pedicin "Everything Starts Now"

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