Leandro Pellegrino is a Brazilian guitarist who performs for audiences all over the world. He has gained an impressive reputation among his peers and had the chance to work with many of the greatest jazz musicians in activity, including Dave Liebman, John Pattittuci, Bob Cranshaw, Romero Lubambo, Eric Harland, Gerald Clayton, Erik Truffaz, and many others. He also performed on the Grammy award winning album Beautiful Life by the exceptional jazz singer Dianne Reeves.
After earning his Bachelor degree in music composition, Leandro auditioned for Berklee College of Music and was awarded a full ride scholarship to pursue his studies in jazz and improvised music. In 2013, he was the first South American to be awarded first prize in the Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition by the legendary Lee Ritenour.
Leandro plays Bravo and custom Benny models.
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