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For Upcoming Performances Please Visit: www.joepinojazz.com
Joe Pino, trumpet and flugelhorn, started playing trumpet at the age of ten. In High School, he was selected to play in the Beverly High School Jazz Band that competed at jazz festivals put on by The International Association of Jazz Educators. From these festivals, Joe won many outstanding soloist awards including two given by Herb Pomeroy and Greg Hopkins. In Joe’s senior year of high school, he won an outstanding soloist award from a jazz competition in New York City competing with over 20 jazz bands in the country. Joe earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance in May 2008 from Berklee College of Music. He has appeared in many jazz venus in the New England area including Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge, MA, and Chianti Jazz Lounge in Beverly, MA with his quintet and sextet, The Boston Horns, and The Boston Horns Big Band while also playing lead trumpet in the pit for community theatre productions of Guys and Dolls, Oliver, Anything Goes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and The Pajama Game. In July 2010, Joe played third trumpet in the musical production of Gypsy at The North Shore Music Theatre staring Vicki Lewis. He has also performed in New York at Smalls Jazz Club, The Fat Cat, and Cleopatra’s Needle. In the summer of 2009, Joe performed with James Montgomery, Barrence Whitfield, Mark Walker, and Oscar Stegnaro at The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival. He has recorded with many musicians one being Alexandra Hampton on her debut CD release “Soft Metro” under the label Vibe Boutique Records which is available to purchase on iTunes and Amazon.com. Joe has had the great pleasure to study and work with great musicians including Jim Rotondi, Brian Lynch, Jeremy Pelt, Garret Savluk, Rick Hammett, Jay Daly, Tiger Okoshi, Jeff Stout, Lin Biviano, Ken Cervenka, Charles Lewis, and George Garzone. Joe is currently performing around Boston, and New York.