Martine G. Mauro-Wade is a New York based drummer specializing in both live performance and studio recording. Born and raised in Greenburgh, NY, Martine moved to New York City after high school to complete a two-year diploma program at the legendary Drummer’s Collective. He later went on to graduate with highest honors from the Purchase College Jazz Conservatory, receiving a Bachelor of Music.
Martine has worked countless hours supporting artists throughout the US and internationally. With a young, blossoming career, Martine has performed at legendary venues including the famous Birdland Jazz Club, BAM, The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, Mercury Lounge, Nublu 151, and many more. Most recently, he has added Broadway to his resume as the designated sub for the drum book on the 7 TONY Award-nominated show For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.
Through years of education, Martine has studied under the guidance of world-renowned drummers and educators including; Peter Retzlaff, Ian Froman, Kenny Washington, Vince Cherico, Richie Morales, Jason Gianni, Chris Coleman, and Keith Carlock. Blending years of experience with study, he has gained the versatility to seamlessly blur the line between global genres.
22 GZ, For Colored Girls on Broadway, Madison McFerrin, Jerk, Trae Sheehan, Strawberry Blonde, Jules Olson, Yancy Abril, Everything Covered Band, Rachel Shaps, Mango Kim,
José Limón Dance Foundation, Purchase Dance Company, Abrielle Scharff, David DeJesus’ Latin Jazz Orchestra at Purchase College Conservatory of Music, Amori, Lilli Mure, Gabby Z,