Lorenzo Vitolo was born in Naples in 1998.
Since a very young age he showed interest in jazz and classical music.
In April 2017, he graduated with honors and special
mention in Classical Piano at the Conservatory of music of Naples "San Pietro a
In June 2017, he won the 2nd Place at the "Massimo
Urbani International Award". In July 2017,
he participated in "Parmigiani Montreux Jazz Solo Piano Competition", being the
only Italian musician among the finalists of the prestigious competition.
He won the following competitions:
"Chicco Bettinardi" 1st prize category Soloists in 2014
Conad Jazz Contest 2013 in Umbria Jazz
1st prize in trio "Young in Jazz" in the Janula Jazz Festival
He was selected as pianist for the best students' band "Seven
Steps" in Nuoro Jazz Seminars 2013.
He won numerous scholarships at Premio Internazionale
Nuoro Jazz and Siena
Since 2012 he has played in international jazz festivals
such as Umbria Jazz, Time in Jazz, Nuoro Jazz, Piacenza Jazz Fest, Janula Jazz Festival,
Pozzuoli Jazz Festival, Europafest 2017 in Bucharest.
He regularly plays solo piano, in trio and in crossover performances such as Piano
City Napoli and Piano City Milano.
Since 2010 he has attended numerous seminars with renowned
international jazz musicians as John Taylor, Kenny Werner, Barry Harris, Franco
D'Andrea, Roberto Cipelli,
Stefano Battaglia, Peter Martin, Aaron Goldberg, Antonio Ciacca, David Virelles,
Avishai Cohen, Jeff Ballard,
Ron Savage, Mark Skylansky, John Damien, Pascal Contet,
Miguel Zenon, Ettore Fioravanti, Giovanni Agostino Frassetto, Bruno Tommaso, Luca
Bragalini, Achille Succi, Giovanni Falzone, David Binney, Stefano Bagnoli, Paolino
Della Porta, Enrico Merlin, Gregory Huchchinson, Jerry Weldon, and others.