Martin A. Pasetta Sr.


Academy Awards (sixteen years, ABC); Disneyland 30th Anniversary (NBC); Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party (NBC); AFI Salutes (eight years, CBS); Grammy Awards (eight years, CBS); Emmy Awards (two years); Burnett Discovers Domingo (CBS); Texaco Opening Night (NBC); Country Christmas (four years, CBS); Sinatra 'Ol Blue Eyes is back" (ABC); Julio Iglesias: Sold Out in Spain (International); All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor (ABC). Elvis Presely "Aloha from Hawaii" (NBC), 10 additional Disney Specials ABC), 17 years John Ridder United Cerebal Palsy telethons (ABC), A Gift of Song at the United Nations, (NBC), A NIGHT OUT IN PARIS with George Burns (Showtime),  8 years "The Amreican Film Institues" (CBS), 300 TV Specials starring...Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, Elizebeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Goldie Hawn, Stevie Wonder, Pearl Bailey, Robert Goulet and many more.  

Series: Smothers Brothers; Andy Williams; Glen Campbell, The Everly Brothers, The Monte Carlo Show, Kraft Music Hall starrig Don Ho plus...


Elise Pasetta / Estate of Martin Pasetta Sr.
49757 Via Conquistador
La Quinta, CA 92253

Visual History
Pasetta Interview
Visual History Interview
Musical and variety director Martin “Marty” Pasetta discusses his long career directing the Academy Awards and Grammy Awards, and what it was like directing Elvis Presley as 1 billion people worldwide tuned in.