Leandro Pellegrino

Leandro Pellegrino



Leandro Pellegrino is an internationally acclaimed guitarist who has been steadily developing his reputation as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. Born is Sao Paulo, Brazil, Leandro studied music composition and Jazz improvisation during his teenage yers. After earning his Bachelor's degree, Leandro auditioned for the prestigious Berklee College of Music and was awarded a full-ride scholarship to pursue his studies in Jazz and improvised music. 

In the Fall of 2011, Leandro moved to the U.S. to live his dream of being immersed in the country's fertile musical environment. Since then he has gained an impressive reputation among his peers and had the chance to work with many of the greatest Jazz musicians on the scene. He has already performed with Dave Liebman, Danilo Perez, Manu Katche, John Pattittuci, Bob Cranshaw, Terri Lyne Carrington, Romero Lubambo, Eric Harland, Donny McCaslin, Gerald Clayton, Erik Truffaz, among others. He is also part of the Grammy-award winning album "Beautiful Life" by the exceptional jazz singer Dianne Reeves.

Back in 2013, Leandro entered the Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition and was awarded the 1st prize by the hands of the legendary Lee Ritenour. He was also the first South American guitarist to ever win this Competition. In the following year, Leandro performed at the Montreus Jazz Festival as the opening act for Lee Ritenour. 

Now based in NYC, Leandro has been performing and teaching all over the world. 

Leandro is endorsed by Benedetto Guitars.


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