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Giovanni Lombardi a.k.a. Gio Lombardi is a musician, live 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.
Giovanni’s love for music and his natural inclination toward education, has started him very young as a Guitar teacher as well. 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.
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.
For in depth details about his professional experiences and discography go to the Linkedin profile, or for a quick access to Gio’s professional experiences and interviews click the links located in the CVs & Press page. To find Gio on the web just click on the Social Media icons above, or, should you need to reach him directly you might do so here.
In Gio’s own words
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.
This incredible journey has brought me around the world, has given me the chance to meet, play and interact with many talented artists across the continents. It has enriched me with an incredible life experience that made understand what really identifies the essences of a person, that element, is unmistakably the “soul”.
Some people call it talent, some people sees it as a mission, nobody really know what it determines someone choice to become a musician. Perhaps a combination of all of the above factors is the right balance since, no matter what, you’ll committed to a life time of practice. The factor that determined my choice to become a musician was, as they call it, the “vision”. When I listened to music my soul vibrated, it made all sense, I was taken for a lifetime journey, I knew it, that’s my story.
This has become my way of living with the clear understanding that, the ultimate goal, is to give back. I’m very grateful for the musical talent I’ve received, I’m appreciative for the love and support I receive from my aficionados, all of this wouldn’t be possible without you. With that in mind, please consider helping future’s artists, you could significantly contribute to the upbringing of talented youngsters, your help will make the difference, for everything else…..I’m just one click away
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