Born: May 19, 1987
Lucas Pino started his life in music at the age of 10, selecting the alto saxophone as his instrument. Immediately inspired by the music of John Coltrane, Lucas spent the formative years relentlessly listening to records. Pino switch to tenor at age 12. After being selected for numerous honors during high school, including a Downbeat award as “Best Instrumental soloist” (2005), Lucas attended the Brubeck Institute as one of five fellows. This ensemble regularly performed in venues across the United States and abroad, studied with jazz masters and spent time learning and performing with Dave Brubeck...
...exciting tenor saxman Lucas Pino was all huge range, controlled ferocity, fleet notes and articulate expression. - Geoff Chapman, Toronto Star
“...hire wire act of musical textures and technique with tenor saxman, Lucas Pino burning riffs that will light your ears on fire...” -Carmel DeSoto, jazzpolice.com
LocationNew York, NY
Willing to teachBeginners
Credentials/Background8 Years of private instruction experience. Contact for rate. Certificate, Brubeck Institute Fellowship BFA, New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music MM, The Juilliard School
Clinic/Workshop InformationBrubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony, ASU masterclasses, Snow College masterclasses, Humber College masterclasses, Trinity College - University of Melbourne "How to Practice Jazz Without Defeating Yourself"