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Luico Hopper


Luico Hopper (pronounced" Lou-e-co) grew up in Virginia to a musical family. His father played the guitar and both parents sang in the church choir. Luico's first instrument was the clarinet that he played throughout high school. He developed interest in the guitar around the age of twelve and taught himself to play after being inspired by his father's musicianship. He started playing the electric and acoustic bass during his freshman year in college. Hopper joined the Norfolk State College Jazz Ensemble remaining part of this group until graduating in 1974 with a B.A. in Sociology. After college, Hopper moved to New York City to become a professional musician


Symbiotic Souls

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: Shazaming; Upright Stride; Way Back When; Symbiotic Souls; Cloud Drifters; Smoothie Strut; Here We Go Again; Senegal Sunset; Ancestor Salute.



Label: Ralston Hill
Released: 2001
Track listing: Odyssey/Reflections/Lovely Day/For You/Leslie/Hidden Treasures/Don.


Article: Album Review

Luico Hopper: Reflections

Read "Reflections" reviewed by AAJ Staff

It’s significant that bassist Luico Hopper covers a Bill Withers tune (“Lovely Day”) on his new disc. Like that master of earthy soul, Hopper’s approach to his own idiom – smooth jazz, to pick an umbrella term – has an honest, downhome feel to it. The requisite surface features are there (drum programming, keyboards, easy grooves), ...


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