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Diane Marino’s latest CD “Loads of Love” (2013) is a masterful collection of songs from the “Great American Songbook”, “Loads of Love” is produced by and features the legendary saxophonist Houston Person.
Diane Marino- 2011 Jazz Vocalist of the Year awarded by Coffee Talk Jazz Radio…Ms Bridgette Lewis, Producer
When you combine an accomplished vocalist, an accomplished pianist, and accomplished arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino. M&M Records Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded, performed, and shared the stage with jazz legends Houston Person, Joe Henderson, Wycliffe Gordon, Pete Escovedo, Tania Maria, Kirk Whalum, pop music icon Felix Cavaliere and many others.
Diane has performed at Vitello's Jazz in L.A., Blues Alley- D.C.,Trumpets Jazz Club in NJ, The Metropolitan Room-NYC, Bethesda Blues & Jazz- D.C., Montreux Atlanta Festival, Town Point Jazz Festival, Music City Jazz & Heritage Festival, WorkPlay Theatre, BayFest, Jazz n’ June Huntsville, Minnetrista Cultural Center Jazz Series, Churchill Grounds Atlanta, Riverfest, Jazz In The Valley, Music Midtown, Bowling Green International Festival, The Jazz Factory, HarborFest, Main Street Jazz Festival, City Stages, Three Rivers Music Festival, Jazz Junction, Bele Chere Music Festival, Franklin Jazz Festival, Summer Lights Music Festival, Celebration of The Arts USCS, and more.
Diane’s CD, “From The Heart” (2011) clearly defines the artist. An eclectic blend of Vocal and Instrumental Mainstream, Brazilian and Latin Jazz..... Creative and refreshing arrangements....along with stellar performances by all. A definitive collection of favorite tracks – from Diane’s 3 previous CD’s.
Diane's "Just Groovin’" CD (2008) blends the elements of contemporary, traditional, smooth and Latin jazz with 12 great pop standards from the sixties. Great arrangements and orchestrations featuring the big band sound.
Diane’s debut jazz quartet CD “A Sleepin’ Bee” was released in 2003 and has received national acclaim charting on the national JazzWeek charts as well as receiving extensive radio airplay and rave reviews. This CD offers a wide array of vocal and instrumental traditional jazz standards, Latin jazz, and Brazilian jazz (sung in Portuguese).
Diane’s CD “On the Street Where You Live”, released in May of 2004 has also received national acclaim charting on the national JazzWeek charts and proves once again that Diane is a natural whether playing, singing, or both. Diane is joined by bandmates Frank Marino (bass), Mitch Reilly (saxes/flute), and Chris Brown (drums).
Singer/pianist Diane Marino was born in Manhattan, NYC. She received her early piano training of classical studies and improvisation from the age of 10. Diane was accepted on NYC’S ‘Famed’ High School for the Performing Arts as a classical piano major. She later attended and graduated from Mannes College of Music in Manhattan where she studied piano with world-renowned concert pianist Murray Perahia.