Pino Minafra

The Italian Instabile Orchestra’s instigator was born in Ruvo in 1951. Ruvo is a small Apulia town where he still lives, and where he teaches. Pino Minafra was a singer in his church choir, before he took up the trumpet in his local brass band. After a stint in a classical band, he began his … Read more

Billy Mintz

Born in Queens, New York, Billy Mintz is a musician and singer. He was already playing in show bands at Catskill Mountain resorts when he was 15. This helped him to develop his musicianship. He recorded and played with the Lee Konitz Nevert (1978), Kundalini, Perry Robinson, Badal Roy, the Eddie Daniels Quartet and Gloria … Read more

Hiroshi Minami

Look under The Modern Trio for albums by The Modern Trio. Hiroshi Minami (Tokyo 1960) is a Japanese jazz composer and pianist who graduated from Tokyo College of Music’s 1986 program. He records for East Works Entertainment.

Dom Minasi

Dom Minasi, the guitarist, was born in New York City on March 6, 1943. This is the same date as Wes Montgomery. He was a self-taught natural musician who played a lot of jazz combo gigs, rock & roll, church dances and other musical instruments in his youth. Minasi was a teacher and took many … Read more