Lello Panico – Head of Rock-Blues Guitar
Lello Panico is a guitarist, composer, song-writer, and educator. During his career, he played all music genres from rock to jazz, from Brazilian music to fusion and fun, to happily back to the sound of blues. To Panico, the language of soul music is a firm belief for him since he plays the Blues genre the most.
Collaborations include: Robben Ford, Jimmy Haslip, Russell Ferrante, Tollak Ollestad, Gary Novak, Reggie Hamilton, Rick Margitza, John Patitucci, Joey Calderazzo, Dario Deidda, Enzo Pietropaoli, Danilo Rea, Massimo Urbani, Fabio Morgera, Flavio Boltro, Roberto Gatto, Deitra Farr, Ptah Brown, Chicago Beau, Tony Scott, Guy Anthony, Tim Fritz, Shawn Logan, Joseph Lepore, Maria Pia Devito, Mina, and many more.
PHOENIX, “FRONNE” – 1989
GUITAR MADNESS – 1991
PANIC LELLO, “THE SECRET” (VIA VENETO JAZZ) – 1993
BLUE MESSENGERS, “BLUE MESSENGERS” (BAOL MUSIC) – 1997 BLUE MESSENGERS, “BLUES TO GRAY” (BAOL MUSIC) – 2000 LELLO PANICO & THE FRITZ GANG (BAOL MUSIC) – 2004
BLUE NOISE, “GLORY DAYS” (ALICE RECORDS) – 2009
LELLO PANICO, “FIFTY YEARS AGO” (CAMILLA RECORDS) – 2013
Educator and Coordinator of the Blues / Jazz / Rock Guitar Department at Saint Louis College of Music, Rome.
He wrote the Didactic Book & Cd “Full Optional Guitar” (Carisch ed.).