Joe Pino, performer, composer, and educator, has always pushed for musical excellence earning his Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the world-renowned music school, Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
Joe played 2nd trumpet in The 1st National Broadway Tour of Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway with performances throughout the country. He recently played the 2017 tour of Elf: The Musical which performed at The Princess of Whales Theatre Toronto, The Wang Theatre Boston, and Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The hard working Boston native stays busy with gigs, composing original music, and sessions around NYC, particularly in the jazz scene. Joe’s reputation as a jazz trumpet player has also led him playing with well-known artists such as The Temptations, Grammy Award winning – Morgan Heritage, Damian Marley, George Wendt from the TV show Cheers, The Happenings, and legend TV star, Vicky Lewis. His original music can also be heard in an upcoming short film, Musicians & Magicians, due out end of 2017 early 2018.
Joe leads his quintet, organ trio, and freelances, which has gave him an extensive performing schedule playing at some of the greatest venues including Blue Note Jazz Club NYC, Central Park Summer Stage, The Mann Center, Minton’s Playhouse, Rockwood Music Hall, Club Bonafide, Smalls Jazz Club, The Garage, Sir D’s Lounge, Chris’s Jazz Café, Shrine, Silvana, Tea Lounge, Shape Shifter Lab, Piano’s, Treme Jazz and Blues Club, The Sugar Bar, Trumpets Jazz Club, Twins Jazz Club, Somethin’ Jazz Club, The Fat Cat, House of Blues, Chianti Jazz Lounge, Ryles Jazz Club, The Zeiterion Theatre, and The Wilbur Theatre.
Joe has also transcribed many jazz artists solos, one which is featured in a Bugles Media Publications Book called The Improvisation Style of Jim Rotondi By: Eric Siereveld.
Performed and Studied with The Following Artists: Jim Rotondi, George Garzone, Rich Shemaria Big Band, Garry Morgan & PanAmericana!, Matt Wilson, Livingston Taylor, Mark Walker, The John Hoppin’ Jazz Orchestra, The Hot Shim Sham Orchestra, The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra, The Brooklyn Big Band, Lin Biviano, Charlie Lewis, Jeff Galindo, Jeff Stout, Victor Mendoza, The Boston Horns, James Montgomery, Big Sam from Big Sam’s Funky Nation.
Club Bonafide is proud to have Joe as part of the Club Bonafide musical family and, we are honored when he preforms here.