Lorenzo Cominoli

Lorenzo Cominoli IntroLorenzo Cominoli is an Italian guitarist, teacher, and composer. Its fresh and modern sound and its lyrical and original phrasing in the melodic construction, intense and never taken for granted, make it one of the "voices" recognizable and appreciated by the public and critics. His music combines the elegant Italian taste for melody with the sounds of contemporary jazz.

He performs in numerous clubs and festivals in Europe, Asia and America having the opportunity to play with musicians of the Italian and international jazz scene such as: Klaus Gesing, Mikael Godée , John Stowell, Rale Micic, Peter Slavov, Thomas Markusson, Sebastian Merk, Marko Cepak, Sangyeon Park, Yunmi Kang, Steve Cardenas, Niklas Winter, Steve Herberman, Jonay Martin Santos, Young Joon Jung, Dayeon Seok, Jesper Bodilsen, Aljosa Jeric, Emanuele Cisi, Attilio Zanchi, Roberto Olzer, Isabella du Graf, Yuri Goloubev, Andrei Ryabov, Danny Webber, Max De Aloe, Simone Locarni, Anais Drago and Achille Succi.

He participated in 11 recordings both as leader and sideman for some of the most prestigious Italian record labels as well as two recordings and publications entirely made in Finland and Spain.

Student of American jazz guitarist Garrison Fewell (Berklee College of Music in Boston), he graduated in 1st and 2nd level Jazz Guitar studying at the G. Verdi Conservatory of Como under the guidance of Bebo Ferra. He further specializes following numerous Master Classes with: Peter Bernstein, Gilad Hekselman, Lage Lund.

He has dedicated himself to teaching with great passion for over twenty years as a teacher of Modern Guitar, Jazz Guitar and Jazz Ensemble Music, Theory and Harmony as well as Music Education in secondary school and high school. He regularly teaches Jazz Guitar Workshops for music schools and cultural associations both face to face and online collaborating with, among others, John Stowell and Nobuki Takamen.

He is the creator and part of the Pangea Project which involves guitarists from all over the world.

In 2021 he entirely composed and recorded the music for the documentary film on the Olympic games "The Longest Year. Road to Tokyo 2020" Made by Fastweb (official sponsor of the Italian national team at the Olympic Games)

In 2022, his musical soundtracks were used by Fastweb for the creation of the "Tu Sei Futuro" series, dedicated to some of the major Olympic athletes of the Italian national team, such as Jannik Sinner, Le Farfalle Azzurre, Filippo Tortu, Filippo Ganna, and Simona Quadarella.

"My feelings about this beautiful project (City Of Dreams) are full of memories and love. Lorenzo Cominoli's interpretation of Garrison's music incorporates several timeless memories of a dear friend. Garrison Fewell remains in my heart and thank Lorenzo for such a special hug, shared with all of us who appreciate what he suggests. "

Pat Martino (Jazz Guitar Legend, teacher and composer)