Lou Leonardi was born in 1976 in Siena, Italy and he is a blues and rock’n’roll passionate guitar player. Considered one of the most inspired guitar players of the local music scene Lou is been part of many local band starting from 1990 period while he’s been playing with The Sysiphus, The Blues Bound Train featuring the australian blues singer Francesca Andreoni and The Rockers know as one of the best local sixties beat band in town.

In 2000 he reached New York City where he’s been hosting jams in diffrent club and playing with the guitar player Joe Taino. Back to Italy he founded a band named Lou & The Blues that has been hitting stages all around Italy for more than ten years playing in festival like Torrita Blues, Rocce Rosse Blues in Sardinia, Woman In Blues in Ceccano, Vicenza Blues, Blues DiVino, Trasimeno Blues and many more. The band has been backing up musicians such as Shana Morrison, Volker Strifler, Andy Just, Tia Carroll flying over California and showing up in some of the best clubs in San Francisco, one for all the Bisquits And Blues.

During all those years the band had the opportunity to open shows for Phil Guy, Popa ChubbyWaldo Weathers, Junior Watson, Ana Popovic, Sugar Ray Norcia, Shakura S’Aida, Morblus Band, Tolo Marton and many more.

After the last tour in California in 2010 Lou & The Blues broke up and Lou took a break from the blues scene founding a rock’n’roll trio named Jaguari that is still hitting the road and has been playing more than 700 shows around Italy playing classic sixties covers with a cool and personal style. The band recorded in 2016 an album called “Crisi Di Mezza Età” that brought the band to Milan in the “Accademia del Suono” and later on into the famous “Abbey Road Studios” where they ended up their rocording sessions.

In 2017 the guitar player decide to go back to the blues and with some friend puts together The Fullertones, genuine rockin’ blues combo that has been on stage for the XXX edition of the Torrita Blues opening for the english band The Animals and playing in some of the best italian clubs.

Lou Leonardi loves music, guitars and it’s a full time dreamer, a simple man that loves to be on stage and share emotions with his bands and the audience. Devote Fender‘s lover and Telecaster addicte he’s a talented musician with an original and unique taste and sound.

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