José Luis Gomez, conductor
- Formed in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for causes such as civil rights, the environment, libraries, public broadcasting, education and parks, their music crosses the genres of classical music, classical pop, Latin music and jazz.
- NPR describes Pink Martini’s songs as “a globetrotting victory lap… all tackled with cosmopolitan sophistication and the playfulness of pop”.
- Have traveled around the world, playing with over 50 orchestras.
- Pink Martini albums feature a wide range of guest singers such as the Von Trapps (yes, the actual great-grandchildren of The Sound of Music’s Captain and Maria von Trapp), the late Phyllis Diller and Rufus Wainwright and recorded in dozens of languages as varied as Turkish, Japanese, Romanian and Xhosa.
The Prime Leaf