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Luca Gianquitto (1978 – Italy) is an Italian guitarist and music composer living in Amstelveen – The Netherlands.

Luca has a Jazz music degree at the Conservatory of Music in Naples, specializing in Big Band arrangement and Jazz Improvisation. During his career he travels and plays as professional musician in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Turkey, Tunisia, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, on venues and events such as Montreal Jazz Festival, Eurojazz Festival Mexico City, Istanbul Jazz festival.

In 2005 he was recognised among the “New Italian Jazz talents” by Chicco Bettinardi commission and in the same year he signed off a contract with Wide Sound, released the acclaimed instrumental album “My Big Room”.