Diane Marino

Instrument: Piano | Location: Nashville

Born: October 20

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, 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, Montreux Atlanta Festival, Town Point Jazz Festival, Music City Jazz & Heritage Festival, to name a few. M&M Records Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded six critically acclaimed CD’s. All of which have received widespread airplay and critical acclaim. Diane's latest CD, “Soul Serenade”- The Gloria Lynne Project (March 16, 2018) is a celebration of the music from the great Jazz/Soul Jazz artist Gloria Lynne. Diane has recorded and shared the stage with jazz legends Houston Person, Joe Henderson, Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Pete Escovedo, Tania Maria, Kirk Whalum, pop music icon Felix Cavaliere and many others. Diane Marino is an unusually unique talent- great pianist, vocalist and arranger”- Les Davis-Real Jazz-Sirius/XM

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Contemporary Fusion Reviews By Dick Metcalf, editor, Contemporary Fusion Reviews March 8, 2018 ”Soul Serenade”-The Gloria Lynne Project “Diane’s personal style provides the ultimate in cool for jazz listeners of all stripes. Diane’s sultry jazz vocal style that will transport you (in most pleasant fashion, I might add) to the edge of the galaxy… her pacing is pure perfection, and her tones are full of the energy of life… a superb jazz vocal that you will treasure for years to come.”

Lemon Wire Dodie Miller-Gould March 13, 2018 “Marino manages to create jazz that is both fun and timeless

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