A diverse and versatile guitar player, 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.
Luca di Luzio is a graduate of the Conservatorio di Musica Frescobaldi di Ferrara
music conservatory in Italy, with a degree in Jazz guitar. During the course of
his extensive studies he has attended seminars and masterclasses with
Mick Goodrick, Jim
Hall, Joe Diorio, John Abercrombie, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Donovan Mixon, Jim
Kelly, and Garrison
Fewell. His studies in harmony and guitar continue with Les Wise and Dean
During his concert career Luca has played with many national and international artists,
including Jimmy Haslip, Marvin Smitty Smith,
Manzi, Javier Girotto, James Newton, Bob Stoloff, Tom Sheret,
Giancarlo Schiaffini, Lauren Bush, Barend Midelhoff, James Monque D., Howard Paul
and Garrison Fewell
with festivals and concerts in Europe and the United States. A member of the SIDMA
Orchestra from 2008 to 2013
he has also played with the Jazzlife Orchestra and the Conservatorio Frescobaldi
His work with Bob Stoloff allowed him to take part in seminars and workshops throughout
Europe accompanying the participating singers in their final, on stage performances
in local Jazzclubs and theatres.
In 2008 Luca founded the Barioca 4ett with Flavio Piscopo,
Tom Sheret and Chica Piazzola, playing in over 100 concerts. In
2010 he founded the Luca di Luzio Electric Trio with
Stefano Peretto and Pier Mingotti.
2016 saw the creation of the LdL Blue(‘s) room trio,
an Organ 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 2017 Luca di Luzio Blue(s) Room Trio recorded a
CD entitled "Music for a Rotary Life" featuring Lauren Bush (vocal) and Alessandro
In 2018 Luca started cooperating with Jimmy Haslip,
who is producing Luca di Luzio's first recording project, played by Jimmy Haslip
himself on bass, Dave Weckl on drums, George Whitty on keyboards and
In March 2018 Luca toured in Italy with Jimmy Haslip,
Marvin Smitty Smith and
to promote the upcoming CD.
In his role as endorser for several leading musical instrument and accessory companies,
including Benedetto Guitars, Dv Mark amps, D'Orazio Strings, Reference Laboratory
for Reference Cables, G- Lab pedals, guitar cases and straps for Stefy Line and
Timber Tones picks, Luca demonstrates at numerous national and international shows
and fairs such as SHG, the Frankfurt Musikmesse and the NAMM Show in Los Angeles.
With Benedetto guitars he has taken part in masterclasses at the Music conservatories
of Pesaro and Pescara alongside Howard Paul (CEO of Benedetto Guitars) and at the
Berklee College of Music in Boston, with Howard Paul and
Luca has designed a complete line of effect pedals and guitar accessories with G-Lab.
His work as a recording artist is ongoing in his recording studio in Cesena.
In 2015 Luca started performing with his 7 string guitar.
Per contatti e informazioni:
Booking: Associazione Culturale Jazzlife
Via Matilde Serao, 20 -47521 Cesena (FC)
P.IVA 01756630388 www.jazzlife.it