Jazz guitarist Luca di Luzio Biography

 

Profile
A diverse and versatile jazz guitarist, Luca plays electric, acoustic and classic guitar with a style that covers everything from jazz standards and bossa nova to funky, fusion and blues. His creative talent allows him to take part in a wide range of musical ventures alongside national and international artists.

Studies
Luca di Luzio is Jazz guitar graduate of the Conservatorio di Musica Frescobaldi di Ferrara in Italy.

During the course of his extra-curricula studies he has attended seminars and masterclasses with

 

Professional Collaborations
During his concert career as a jazz guitarist Luca has played and recorded  with many Italian and international artists, including:

A member of the SIDMA Orchestra from 2008 to 2013, Luca di Luzio has also played with the Jazzlife Orchestra and the Conservatorio Frescobaldi Big Band.

Musical career
In 2008 Luca founded the Barioca quartet with Flavio Piscopo, Tom Sheret and Chica Piazzola, and performed in over 100 live concerts.

In 2010 he gave life to the Luca di Luzio Electric Trio with Stefano Peretto ( dr)  and Pier Mingotti (eb)

2016 was the birth year of LdL Blue‘s Room Trio  an organ room trio with Sam Gambarini on the Hammond and Max Ferri on drums. The group plays regularly throughout Italy and often features the Canadian singer Lauren Bush.

In 2018 Luca recorded his album GLOBETROTTER with Dave Weckl, Jimmy Haslip, George Whitty and Max Ionata. The record is produced by Jimmy Haslip.

Partnerships and endorsements
In his role as endorser for several leading musical instrument and accessory companies, including

Luca has performed at numerous international shows and fairs such as SHG, the Frankfurt Musikmesse and the NAMM Show in Los Angeles.

Luca is also the designer behind a complete line of bags for Archtop Guitars www.jazzbag.it as well as the developer of a set of innovative pedalboards with Polish company G-Lab.

He has developed his unique signature set of strings for six and seven-strings guitars, manufactured by the oldest Italian Stringmaker Factory – D’Orazio Strings.

His work as a recording artist is ongoing in his recording studio in Cesena.

with Fabrizio Bosso - Comacchio Jazz 2015

with Fabrizio Bosso – Comacchio Jazz 2015

with Javier Girotto and Paolo Fresu - Comacchio Jazz 2016

with Javier Girotto and Paolo Fresu – Comacchio Jazz 2016

with Garrison Fewell

with Jim Hall

with Mike Stern

with Mike Stern

with James Newton

with James Newton