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Tony has been playing the piano professionally from the age of 15 and writing, composing & recording original Latin Jazz compositions since the early’90s. To date, he has released 9 cds.


Cd: Family and Friends

Reviewer: The Widows Peak Bandit
Source: Rating Games & Music
Quote: “Tony Marino’s “Family & Friends” is a beautifully crafted body of work that takes all forms of Jazz to the next level. ”
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Cd: Family and Friends

Reviewer:  LaserLife
Source: The Band Camp Diaries
Quote: “Tony Marino is ready to kick-start the new year with a bang that’s bigger than the fireworks on New Year’s Eve!”
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Cd: Thank You for the Music

Reviewer:  Warlock Asylum
Source:  Warlock Asylum International News
Quote:  “… Thank You for the Music is a masterpiece. The album’s organic flavor and professional approach results in nothing less than perfection.”
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Cd: Thank You for the Music

Reviewer:  Rebecca Cullen
SourceStereoStickman.com
Quote:  “experimental, unstoppable arrangement of notes brings about the most positive of emotions – it feels like sadness would be an impossible thing to feel.”
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Cd:  A Sound Investment

Reviewer:  Rick Jamm
SourceJamsphere.com
Quote:  “very solid keyboardist who I admire greatly for his broad knowledge of chords and progressions that are contemporary yet very tasteful and timely.”
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Cd: A Sound Investment

Reviewer: Dave Franklin
Source: Dancing About Architecture
Quote:  “Jazz fans will appreciate the dexterity of playing …. everyone will find something to love in a collection of musical soundscapes … ”
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Cd:  A Sound Investment

Reviewer:  iamchxn
Source:  independent reviewer
Quote: “Rarely do artist completely change the direction of sound— and do it as effortlessly as composer “Tony Marino.”
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Cd:  A Sound Investment

Reviewer:  Justyn Brodsky
Source:  Artistreach.com
Quote: “Marino‘s tracks are groovy, and driven with a classic lineup of a trio of instruments that all blend together in a way that makes Jazz the dynamic genre that is.”
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Cd:  A Sound Investment

Reviewer:  Tunedloud Staff
SourceTunedloud.com
Quote: “… an unequivocal masterpiece.”
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Cd:  101

Reviewer:  Brett Stewart
Source:  Tilting Windmill Studios
Quote: “… clearly a labor of love. Marino should tout it proudly because it’s an accessible, but tactfully deep series of songs that define his sound as a jazz pianist.”
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Cd:  101

Reviewer:  Buddy Nelson
SourceJamsphere.com
Quote: “Marino carves out a place for himself that is uniquely his own.”
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Cd:  It’s Not That Complicated

Reviewer:  Derek Blackmon
Source:  Indie Music.com 2006
Quote: “Perfect for that Saturday dinner party, Sunday brunch or just about any time there’s a martini and a chaise lounge nearby.”

Cd:  Broad Street

Reviewer:  By Jason Hoffman
Source:  WhatzUp Magazine 2003
Quote:“As in past albums the songs exhibit a strong sense of songwriting prowess with broad enough appeal to tickle the ear of more than just die-hard jazz aficionados.”

Cd:  Samba De Say Party

Reviewer:  Kevin Hiatt
Source:  WhatzUp Magazine 2001
Quote: “… an accomplished composer, arranger, and improviser throughout this self-produced project. His songs are tightly arranged instrumentals featuring a variety of instruments.”

Cd:  Samba De Say Party

Reviewer:  Lee Prosser
Source:  JazzReview.com 2001
Quote: ” Marino combines Latin styles with enough glitzy funk to fuel several parties.”

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