Artist Gallery Photo

Pat Martino Trio

Tue, Jul 18 -
Wed, Jul 19, 2017




$30.50 ($6 Handling Fee Included) All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.



The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes legendary jazz guitarist Pat Martino for two nights. Band members are Pat Bianchi (organ) and Carmen Intorre, Jr. (drums). Show times Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.

artist info

Pat began playing professionally in 1961. He has performed with a wide variety of artists including Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, Richard Groove Holmes, John Handy, Bobby Hutcherson, Chick Corea, Jack McDuff, Don Patterson, Stanley Clark, Eric Kloss, Trudy Pitts, Willis Jackson, Lloyd Price, Woody Herman, Chuck Israels, Charles Earland, Barry Miles and Joe Pesci. Since 1967, Pat has been touring as a leader.

He has been a Recording Artist for Vanguard, Prestige, Warner Brothers, Muse, Columbia, King, Paddlewheel, Evidence, Sony, 32 Jazz, High Note, Milestone, Polydor, Concord, Fantasy, House of Blues, Mythos, Mainstream, Cobblestone, Atlantic and, most currently, Blue Note Records.

Pat has given Guitar and Music Therapy Seminars, Clinics and Master Classes throughout the world, at locations including North Texas State University, G.I.T., Berklee College (Boston and Perugia, Italy), Duquesne University, Teatro Rasi (Ravenna, Italy), LeCentre Culturel (D’Athis Mons, France), University of Washington School of Music, Skidmore College, Musicians Institute, National Guitar Workshop, New York University, Pennsylvania University, Stanford University, The University of Missouri, Roosevelt University (Chicago), Patti Summers Jazz Club (Seattle), Music Tech College (St. Paul), The New School (New York City), Southern Illinois University, The Conservatory of Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Cork Festival (Cork, Ireland), Washington University (St. Louis, MO), Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Musictech College (St. Paul, MN), Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU (New York, NY), Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (Hartford, CT), and the University of Maryland.

Pat is currently on the adjunct faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.

Since the mid 1990s, Pat has received the following awards:

1995 Mellon Jazz Festival / Dedicated in Honor

1996 Philadelphia Alliance "Walk of Fame Award"

1997 National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences "Songs from the Heart Award"

2002 Grammy nominations for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, "Live at Yoshi's", and Best Jazz Instrumental Solo on 'All Blues'

2002 National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences "2nd Annual Heroes Award"

2003 Grammy nominations for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, "Think Tank", and best Jazz Instrumental Solo on 'Africa'.

2004 Guitar Player of the Year, Downbeat Magazine's 2004 Reader's Poll

2016 Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes and his wife Sheryl Lee Ralph-Hughes presented Pat Martino with the "Jazz Legacy" Award

videos

upcoming shows

Artist Gallery Photo

Norman Brown's Joyous Christmas with Bobby Caldwell and Marion Meadows

Thu, Dec 5 - Sun, Dec 8

The holidays have been an important time to Jazz almost since the inception of the genre. This holiday season, guitarist and vocalist Norman Brown returns with his blissful Christmas show!

info
Artist Gallery Photo

Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward

Tue, Dec 10

Genre-bending guitarist and tantalizing vocalist on tour in support of their new release deliver groove-heavy renditions of blues and classic vintage pop from the 1890's to 1980's!

info
Artist Gallery Photo

Average White Band

Wed, Dec 11 - Sun, Dec 15

AWB are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. ""Pick Up the Pieces," "Cut the Cake," "Let's Go Round Again." and "Nothing You Can Do."

info
full calendar