The Story of The Italian Country Singer
Carlo Martini was born in SanRemo Italy located on the "Italian Riviera". In 1954 at the age of two, with his Family
went on his first Journey with the "Andrea Doria" Italian Ship Liner to America. Visiting Relatives in N.J.
His Father was born in Apricale, a small village in the hills, farmer & Mason by Trade. Carlo Ancestors was 'Giovanni Martini (John Martin) last Messager of Ct. Custer.
His mother was born in Calabria she was a Seamstress and Housewife.
At the age of 8 Carlo started singing and participated on the National Italian talent show for children called the "Zechino Doro "Winning 2nd prize. Carlo became active in his church "chorus choir". He always Attend the local Cinema to see his favorite films like: / westerns ,(Hercules , Bond films. Disney Films... He began his dream of been a Star continue to sing and appeared on several talent shows. In the early 60s had the opportunity to participated as Extras in Film of "Hercules".in Cinecitta studios in Rome.
Carlo and his family moved in the States in 1966 settled in N.J. Attended middle school in English-town - James-burg Elementary J.F. Kennedy school.
During His High School days in 70 at South River High School Carlo appeared on the 'Albert talent showcase' in Philadelphia ,
the' Garden State Expo' talent search , the 'Ted Mack amateur hour'. In 1971 he became member & fan of Magic of
ring 200 Brotherhood of Magicians was known as the' singing magician'"David Copperfield " was also member of ring 200 And world Celebrity.
Carlo sanged and perfomed Magick in 1972 on CBS on the 'John B. Tucker show' as " Singing magician" .Graduated High School in 1973 at 'South River High.' In SEPT 73 moved to the East coast of Florida where he continued his Education at College and kept singing throughout Florida and the east coast making appearances on Television, Radio, and opening for concerts. devoted much of his time for Children Charities. In Nashville recorded his first 45 single in 74 written by Don King in the was aired played on several radio Station in the States.
open for several Celebrity such as : Mel Tillis , Sammy Davis Jr, Ernest Tub, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Dickens. Marty Stuart , Roy Clark, and many others.... Traveled with the Classic IV band In the early 80s appeared on the "Nashville Now' " Ralph Emery Show" Wrap Around Nashville" Future Story as Nashville first "Italian Country Singer " seen on TN Nashville Country Television. .
Carlo wrote Songs, sang on the ' Ernest Tub Theater', 'Jamboree"live Country Radio show with Marty Stuart. His Invited to return in Nashville at the Show.
Performed on stage with " Phillis Dill er Show " in La's Vegas "in the early 80s. .Carlo Wrote script for TV show "Chico and the Man' " In the late 70s in California.
Carlo Country Cd's is coming out in August original songs .