Vincenzo Martorella is an Italian music historian and jazz critic. Currently he teaches History of Jazz at Conservatorio “Benedetto Marcello” of Venice, at Conservatorio “Luigi Canepa” of Sassari and at Conservatorio “Girolamo Frescobaldi” of Ferrara. He taught classes at University of Bari (History of Alternative Music), at the Florence campus of the New York University (Twentieth-Century Music History) and Perugia (History of Popular Music).
He edited Italian bimonthly jazz magazine JAZZIT, wrote seven books and hundreds of articles and essays. At this moment, he is the editorial director at Arcana, a publisher specialized in books about music.