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Lorenzo De Finti

Lorenzo began playing the piano at the age of five and began playing in public at the age of eleven. He began his formal studies under the guidance of Maestro Remo Gelmini and completed his studies under Maestro Alberto Colombo at the Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi of Milan. Lorenzo also completed his studies in traditional composition and was given the opportunity to delve into jazz improvisation with world renowned Maestro Sante Palumbo and Gil Goldstein at the “Jazz and Rock Inc.” in Monaco, Germany and Berklee College of Music in Boston. With his outstanding technique and artistic expression, Lorenzo was immediately recognized by the media and began playing some of the most important musical venues in Europe. Specialized in jazz and contemporary music, Lorenzo has travelled back and forth from Europe to the United States, collaborating with important musicians such as J. Gregg, B. Dameo, T. Robinson, S. Kimmons, D. Freemann, G. Goldstein, C. Vilchez, S. Hunt, Dany Martinez, T. Scott, T. Dambley, Alex Acuña, Ernestico Rodriguez, Eric Marienthal, Frank Gambale, M. Abrams, The Harlem Gospel Singers, J. Bisonette and many others. In 1999, the musical group, the ‘Lorenzo De Finti Group” recorded Beyond The Desert featuring guest stars percussionist Alex Acuña and sax player, Eric Marienthal. From Los Angeles the CD was distributed throughout America, Japan, and Northern Europe. Becoming a hit in the world of Electric Jazz, the group toured all around the world, participating in various jazz festivals. During his world tour, Lorenzo was recognized and recruited by Yoshihiro Doi, president of Yamaha Instruments. Since the summer of 2000, Lorenzo has been an endorser for Yamaha Keyboards, touring all over Europe with “The Yamaha Band.” In 2005 the “Lorenzo De Finti Group” produced its second album Groove Connection featuring Giorgio Di Tullio, Eric Marienthal, Stefano Dall’Ora, and Sandy Chambers. The band toured as “The Yamaha Band” with endorsers such as drummer Christian Meyer, bassist Faso, and vocalist Paola Folli. This embellished, notorious, formation toured all over Europe, Promoting the new CD, produced by Lorenzo. His third production Colors Of Life has been released last year and involves musicians such as Giorgio Di Tullio, Christian Meyer, and Marco Castiglioni on drums; Fabrizio Bosso and Gendrikson Mena on trumpet, Luca Scansani, Alex Carreri and Stefano Dall’Ora on bass, Eric Marienthal on sax and singer Kate Kelly.


Album Review

Lorenzo De Finti Quartet: Mysterium Lunae

Read "Mysterium Lunae" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Where so much music (like life itself) became permanently divided between the Covid-19 age and the world before, there were some creations here and there that bridged both sides of the gap. Lorenzo de Finti happened to have this set in progress when the first shutdowns hit, but suddenly ended up cut off from his home and studio for four months. The enforced isolation and contemplation inevitably seeped into the music once he could get back to work, then inevitably ...

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Lorenzo De Finti: Love Unknown

Read "Love Unknown" reviewed by Geno Thackara

There are as many kinds of love songs as there are kinds of love itself--which sometimes makes it disappointing how often those songs fit into the same mold. As this mysterious title implies, interestingly enough, Lorenzo de Finti approaches the theme in some non-obvious ways with his Quartet's second outing. As impressive as its sophisticated predecessor We Live Here (Losen, 2016) was, the compositions (again a joint endeavor with bassist Stefano Dall'Ora) and the group's chemistry are advanced a step ...

Album Review

Lorenzo de Finti Quartet: We Live Here

Read "We Live Here" reviewed by Geno Thackara

After some time immersed in the world of electric jazz, Lorenzo de Finti decided it was time to return to the piano and base his next endeavor in warm acoustic tones, and the result is a beautifully cozy experience. The title looks like an obvious Pat Metheny homage which might suggest a feel of Americana, but the pianist's first Losen Records outing mostly shows a meditative chamber vibe instead and the phrase simply refers to being fully present in the ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Lullabies from an...

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Mysterium Lunae

Losen Records


Love Unknown

Losen Records


We Live Here

Losen Records


Back to the Roots

Beakin' Records


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