Pat Martino is an iconic figure in modern jazz and has influenced countless guitarists in all genres of music. From his early days of professional performance beginning in 1961, Pat has shared the stage with every major jazz figure of our time and has recorded on every major record label including: Blue Note, Vanguard, Warner Brothers and Columbia. His life is a study in discipline and passion, and has been the subject of books, articles, documentaries, and films. His love of music is equalled by his devotion to furthering the understanding of guitar. He is a longtime faculty member at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and travels the world as a clinician and private teacher.
“Martino’s cool tone spins off vicious lines of head-spinning dexterity.” – JAZZIZ