Guest, Lorenzo Grassi

Guest Name: 
Lorenzo Grassi
Lorenzo Grassi
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Guest Occupation: 
Session Musician, Performer, Composer, Producer and Educator here and abroad
Guest Biography: 

LORENZO GRASSI

Lorenzo Grassi was born and raised in Rome Italy were he started his musical career as composer, singer and guitar player. He has been part of several successful projects ,mostly original Italian pop music and progressive rock/crossover. In his twenties he got into the Jazz idiom and began a road of serious studies of theory and harmony. He was a student at the Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio in Rome for a few years and participated in two summer programs of the Berklee College of Music during the festival called Umbria Jazz. Here he was lucky enough to play and study with such musicians as Jim Kelly, Winton Marsalis and many others.

In 2000 he finally moved to Los Angeles to attend the L.A. Music Academy, were he graduated successfully in 2001. That year he won the award of Promising artist of the 21st century, was invited by the North American Cultural Center of San Jose Costa Rica to play several shows and teach a few clinics.

Since then Lorenzo Grassi has always been very active in the music world as a Session Musician, Performer, Composer, Producer and Educator here in the U.S. and abroad.