|Birth name||Bruno Martino|
11 November 1925|
|Died||12 June 2000 (aged 75)
|Occupation(s)||composer, pianist, singer|
Bruno Martino (11 November 1925 – 12 June 2000) was an Italian jazz composer, singer and pianist.
Martino's early working life was spent in European radio and night club orchestras, later composing for popular Italian singers and touring the world with his own orchestra. He had a late-blossoming career as a singer.
Internationally he was mostly known for Estate, composed in 1960, a standard that has been played many jazz performers since the early 1960s, including João Gilberto, Joe Diorio, Chet Baker, Toots Thielemans, Shirley Horn, Eliane Elias, Michel Petrucciani, Monty Alexander, Mike Stern and Robert Jospé.
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