Carlo Martini was born in San Remo Italy located on the Riviera. At the age of two years old he made his first 'voyage' in 1957 with the Italian liner the Andréa Doria with his Mother.
Carlo started performing on stage at the age of 8 years old on the 'Zecchino Doro" National Italian Television show for Children. in the early 60s as extra on Hercules film at Cinecitta' studios in Rome. His father was born on a village located in the hills called 'Apricale' One of Carlo's ancestors was Giovanni Martini, (John Martin) the last messenger of CLT Custer battle of Big Horn. His father was a field worker, and mason by trade. Carlo's mother was born in Varapodio Calabria she was a seamstress, and Housewife.
. Carlo was member on the church chorus choir in Italy. He always attended the local cinema to see his favorite films like westerns . Hercules, Bond films, and many other .. He began to dream of becoming a star.
In 1966 Carlo and his family moved to the states and settled in New Jersey. Carlo attended middle school in Englishtown, and Jamesburg Elementary. During his high school days in 70 appeared on the Albert talent showcase in Philadelphia ' the garden state expo talent search and the Ted Mack amateur hour. In 1971 he became a member and big fan of magic of ring 200 brotherhood of magicians and was known as the singing magician. David Copperfield was also member of ring 200 .. Carlo Was also knowed as "Singing Magician". appeared in 1972 on CBS Tv. on the John B. Tucker show as a magician doing one of Houdini escape tricks. After graduation in 73 he 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 TV, radio, and opening for concerts. devoted time for children charities, In Nashville he recorded his first 45 single,. It was aired and played on several parts of the state. opend for people such as for Mel Tillis, Sammy Davis Jr, /Ernest Tubb, Johnny cash,/ London Lee/ and Jimmy Dickens. traveled to the west coast and appeared on several TV shows , one being the popular episodes of Chips. Carlo presented a written script for the TV show 'Chico and the man' . In the late 70's Carlo finally met his idol Elvis in Florida. Carlo became friends with some of his family and was invited to The Graceland gates anytime.
TV & Radio Appearances Johnny Carson (The Tonight Show) NBC Mike Douglas Show CBS ABC Good Morning America Nashville Now/ TNN/Ralph Emery country Memphis News TV 5 /The Don Lane Show 9 Australia Howard Stern Show/ NY Rai Italy/ uno mattina estate/ host/ Maria Teresa ruta/95 Festival of San Remo/ piero chiambretti rai TV/ 1988 Le chance aux chanson'/ France 2 national TV/ radio/ Paris 1 France WSM Nashville /the midnight jamboree/ Ernest Tub theatre/ Ruz Melbourne Australia/ RTL Italy, radio Monte Carlo/ Riviera /
OPENING ACT for: Drifters&Coasters/ Village people/ Asbury park convention hall N.J./ Mel Tillis show/ Ernest Tubb show/ Johnny Cash Show/ Marty Stuart show/ Madison sq garden/ Felt Forum , Howard Stern Show. N.Y. City.
Acting / theatre experience Camelot Mouse that roared Fiddler on the roof Dracula /How to succeed in business without really trying /Teatro opera Monte Carlo/ opera film Hercules /Cinecitta Roma/ 1963/ Italy Chips TV Show Nashville /Saturday Night fever / Longest yard/ Burt Reynolds/ Gran casino' di Monte Carlo/ Italian film/starring/Christian de Sica/Massimo Boldi/ comedy/& Dirty Rotten Scoundrels/ USA comedy film/Steve Martin/ Michael Cain / filmed in France On the Riviera/ Participated on Film 'Dirty Dancing" in N. Carolina 'Lake Lure"
Won poetry in 2006 in San Remo/of Italy calvino Italian national poetry/ Member of the Italian American club'/Sons of Italy' Hobbies/ exercises/ martial arts/ golf/ art drawing/ horses/ writing/ show benefits/ Jerry Lewis muscular dystrophy.
carlo book will be out this 2010 year on his career and Celebrity .