Guitariste Bluegrass et Jazz US n en 1945 New York.

Bluegrass and jazz acoustic guitarist John Carlini is the son of musicians. His father was a violinist for the New York Philharmonic, his mother a concert pianist. He became interested in bluegrass in his youth and came under the influence of bluegrass fiddler Tex Logan. Enlisting in the navy, he attended the Navy School of Music, then toured in the U.S. Navy Show Band for three years. After leaving the military, he enrolled at the Berklee College of Music, from which he graduated with a major in arranging and composition, with guitar as his main instrument. He composed and orchestrated music for the 1978 film King of the Gypsies and also appeared onscreen performing with Stephane Grappelli. He became a member of the David Grisman Quintet and performed on the group's 1990 album Dawg '90. In 1992, he orchestrated the music for the off-Broadway musical Song of Singapore, serving as conductor and associate producer of the original cast album. In 1995, he recorded a duo album with Tony Rice, River Suite for Two Guitars, released by Sugar Hill Records. The same year, he served as arranger/conductor and played guitar on the CMH album Plectrasonics by the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble. He formed the John Carlini Quartet with mandolinist Don Stiernberg, bassist Brian Glassman, and drummer Steve Holloway, and issued the band's debut album, The Game's Afoot!, on FGM Records in 2003.

Talents : Guitar, composer, arranger & conductor

Style musical : Bluegrass, Jazz

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000



1995 CD SUGAR HILL SH-CD-3837 (US) RIVER SUITE FOR TWO GUITARS - Tony RICE & John CARLINI - Banister River / Send In The Clowns / Innocenti / So It Goes / Nardis / Unknown Emotion - Hidden Place / Fish Scale / Night Coach / Big Mang / Summertime / It Takes A Thief / Devlin
1999 CD GSM ? (US) JOHN CARLINI QUARTET LIVE AT THE TURNING POINT - Virtual Fajitas / BitterSweet / Blues Al Dente / Aerborne / Nuages / Minor Swing
1999 CD SOUNDART SAR 1254 (US) REFLECTIONS - BUTCH BALDASSARI & JOHN CARLINI - The Game's Afoot / Piano Prelude / Limehouse Blues / Saphrone / Reflections For Two Spanish Guitars / What's Doin' / Romance / Winin Boy Blues / Spiritual - Evening Prayer Blues - The Minnie Ball Of Shiloh / Twilight Waltz
10/2000 CD ORCHARD 7356 (US) A CHRISTMAS GIFT - John CARLINI - Bill ROBINSON - Winter Wonderland / Good King Wenceslas / Silent Night / Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Up On A Rooftop / The First Noel / O Come All Ye Faithful / It Came Upon A Midnight Clear / Sleigh Ride / Away In A Manger / Medley: Do You Hear What I Hear / We Wish You A Merry Christmas
06/2003 CD FGM 110 (US) GAME'S AFOOT! - John CARLINI QUARTET - Kool Kitsch / Blues Al Dente / Bittersweet / The Game's Afoot! / Poor Wayfaring Stranger / Yer Bad Self / Aerborn / So It Goes / Mugavero
2004 CD BLUE NIGHT 216 (US) ANGEL EYES - DON STIERNBERG & JOHN CARLINI - The Way You Look Tonight / All The Things You Are / My One And Only Love / Body and Soul / How About You / Tenderly / Round Midnight / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Angel Eyes / In A Sentimental Mood / Secret Love
2006 CD BLUE NIGHT 217 (US) BY GEORGE - DON STIERNBERG & JOHN CARLINI - Nice Work If You Can Get It / Liza / How Long Has This Been Going On / Somebody Loves Me / Fascinatin' Rhythm / I've Got A Crush On You / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Man I Love / Rhapsody In Blue (Intro) / Summertime / Embraceable You / Soon / Strike Up The Band / I Got Rhythm
04/2007 CD BLUE NIGHT 218 (US) FURTHER ADVENTURES - Bolivia / You Must Believe In Spring / Days Of Wine And Roses / Chega De Suadade / Mona Lisa / Autumn In New York / Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum / Donna Lee / Ocean Of Diamonds / T For Me / Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans / Both Sides Now

Rocky Productions 15/01/2012