Lucas Longaresi is a Brazilian guitar player living in Los Angeles. As a touring and recording musician, he has had the privilege of working with an array of musical artists including the Brazilian jazz singer and composer Bibi Cavalcante in 2016, focusing on jazz and Brazilian standards. Lucas also recorded with the drummer Alexandre Damasceno (Brazil), bassist Peter Nitsch (Germany) and singer Natalia Spadini (Brazil). As both an electric and acoustic guitarist, he is called upon to perform genres ranging from jazz to Brazilian music and pop.
Lucas also released his first four track independent EP in 2016, titled “A Oferenda”, with only original compositions. He also had the honor to work with the Latin Grammy winner Alexandre Fontanetti (Brazil). In 2019, Lucas Longaresi was featured on two tracks on the 30th annual CalArts Jazz CD, recorded at Capitol Studios.
The guitarist is a graduate of UNI-FIAM-FAAM (class of 2014 - Brazil) where he studied with Marcelo Gomes. Lucas also had the privilege to study with Pedro Ramos and Nelson Faria. Lucas holds a Master's Degree in Jazz Guitar from California Institute of the Arts (class of 2019), where he studied with Larry Koonse, Miroslav Tadic, David Roitstein, Darek Oles, Joe La Barbera, Steve Lehman and Randy Gloss.