The following credentials document some of John's accomplishments in the music industry.


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Carnegie Hall, New York City

The final concert of a tour with the David Grisman Band.

Left to Right: Matt Glaser, Mark O'Connor, Jim Kerwin,

David Grisman, Joe Craven, and John Carlini.


Guest performers with the group (not shown)

were Stephane Grappelli and Yo-Yo Ma.


John's Professional Diploma in

Arranging and Composition from the

 Berklee College of Music (major

instrument guitar).

Grammy Nomination for

David Grisman's "DAWG 90".


John was the guitarist at that time

in the David Grisman Quintet.

John's orchestrations for the

Off-Broadway show,

Song of Singapore, earned

him a Drama Desk Nomination.

A letter to John from Richard Frankel,

producer of the off-Broadway

show, Song of Singapore.



John was the conductor/orchestrator

for the CD, Plecktrasonics, featuring

Butch Baldassari's Nashville Mandolin Ensemble.


John performed on 5-string banjo

with the Tex Logan Group

representing New Jersey at

The Smithsonian Institution in

Washington D.C. 

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