Performer - Composer - Educator
Giovanni Lombardi a.k.a. Gio Lombardi is a musician, performer, composer, international seminarist, music educational columnist, music educator. Born in Pescara Italy, raised in the coastal city of Bari, picked up his first guitar at the age of 10, he has not stopped playing music ever since.
Ciao everybody and welcome to my site. My name is Giovanni, but you can call me Gio. I was about 10 when I fell in love with music, a guitar was available at home, my father knew how to play few songs. Later on my sister took few guitar lessons, but somehow that guitar ended in my hands, and the love story that has changed my life begun.
Giovanni’s love for music and his natural inclination toward education, has started him very young as both, performer and teacher. Has played and taught extensively through out South America, U.S.A and Europe where periodically goes back to give his clinics.
Gio Lombardi is an eclectic artist hardly be confined in a genre, he represents the modern view of the musical world without forgetting the roots. Gio’s guitar style has been described as with No barriers, his writing and playing styles is a journey through groovy rhythm sections, Jazz influenced harmonies, spicy flavors, rock edge, soulful solos with a touch of flashy virtuoso & sentimental ballads. His latest album release “Scripta Manent” has been labeled as the “prominent work” of this decade in the West coast Acid Jazz movement.
Gio’s services cover a broad array: performing, teaching, composing, track productions and more.With more than two decades of experience, should you consider hiring him for your project, professionalism in its broadest sense is guaranteed, but most of all, a personality easy to work with.Contact Me
Playing styles: AcidJazz, R&B, Latin Jazz, Standard Jazz, Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Rock, Jazz, Latin, Funk Guitar, Finger Picking, Music Theory, Improvisation and Music Reading.