living in L.A.
|Guitar ability: ||Expert||Like to join a band: ||Yes
Influences: Van Halen
, Steve Vai
, Miles Davis
, Jimmy Barnes
, Wes Montgomery
, John Coltrane
, Mike Stern
, Dizzy Gillespie
, John Scofield
, Scott Henderson
, Andy Timmons
, Pat Martino
Steve Lombardi is a guitarist, arranger, composer and teacher living in London. He started playing guitar at the age of 10 and by the age of 15 was performing in clubs in Turin, his hometown in Italy, with many rock and blues bands.
He also attended and won some guitar contests around the country.
He studied at the AMM (Milan Music Academy), and at the Lizard music school (where he took a 3rd year certificate with the maximum valutation).
When he was 16, he started developing a passion for Jazz music and for the improvisation on the guitar and he had lots of experiences as session musician and arranger with many bands and artists.
Now he's currently studying at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London to get a Bachelor of Music in Popular Music Performance.
He is currently playing with Ebony Bones as lead guitarist, playing on several festivals in Europe, sharing the stage with many different artist such as Billy Idol, Garbage, Tricky, The Kaiser Chiefs, The xx, Artic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Paul Kalkbrenner and many more.
He's also gigging in the London area, playing with different bands like Astronaut 0, Alen Seed and in some jam sessions around the city.