Martin Joey Dine is a french jazz pianist, composer and arranger. Born in Montmorency the February, 1 1992. He started playing piano at the age of 6, taking private lessons with several teachers.
At age of 16 he was admitted at the Jazz a Tours school where he studied piano lessons with Guillaume De Chassy and attended workshops for two years. Following his studies, at 18 Martin came to Paris and studied an additional three years at the Conservatory of Paris with Carine Bonnefoy, Benjamin Moussay and follows the masterclasses of Enrico Pieranunzi, Yaron Herman, Andy Emler, Romane, Ingrid Jensen and Gael Horellou.
In 2012 at 20, he travelled to New York City to play a series of concerts. Martin has recorded his first album as a leader, titled Wario featuring Darryl Hall, Rémi Vignolo, Baptiste Herbin and Maxime Berton.
During 2013, Martin has played with famous french rapper Taipan and won the Piano Forté international jazz piano competition. Next year he recorded his second album as a leader Copperfield under the label Jazzement Vôtre featuring Nicolo Ricci, Rodolphe Lauretta, Tim Campanella, Gael Petrina, Othello Ravez and a full classical orchestra.
In october 2017, many songs from the LP were diffused on the french radio as France Bleu. He gave a full interview in english for the national dutch radio NPO Radio 6, Soul and Jazz. The same month, he produced a new single: Upperground about the song Jordu composed in 1953 by american be-bop pianist Duke Jordan. Since 2015, Martin is studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
Léa Ciechelski (flute, voice)
Martin Joey Dine (piano)
Pierre Balda (double-bass)
Roope Kantonen (drums)