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John Malino

Abbey Lincoln

John Malino has worked with the best jazz musicians in the world. Playing everything from Harold Arlen to Hank Williams. In his 20 years as a bandleader, Manhattan-born John Malino has played from L.A. nightclubs to inaugural balls. John Malino has shared the stage with Lionel Hampton; jazz legend David Sanborn has played sax on Malino’s original tune, “If I had a Genie.”

Malino, called a “velvet-voiced baritone”, sings and plays guitar. He’s been described as a cross between Harry Connick, Jr. and John Pizzarrelli…

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