Guitarist, composer, teacher.
At the age of ten, Lucio Ferrara began playing the clarinet, but in his mind he heard string notes.
With a classical guitar in his hands. Ferrara likes to define himself a traveling musician. Born in the southern italian region of puglia, he moves among Bologna, Rome and New York. He has performed with Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Antonio Ciacca, Joey De Francesco, Jerry Bergonzi, Harry Allen, Joe Magnarelli, Peter Bernstein. His teaching activity is intense, working at the Conservatory of music in Cosenza, since 2004 he is Director of Education and Professor of Jazz Guitar of Orsara Jazz Summer Camp, He also was for two years Director of Education of Tuscia in Jazz and La Spezia Jazz Festival.