Born in the early '70s in the province of Piacenza, who grew up in Caserta (Naples area) and study in the city of Avellino, Siena, Bolognaand Matera. Classical, jazz, and contemporary trained, He studied with Paolo Fresu, Gianluigi Trovesi, Pietro Tonolo, Steve Coleman, Ettore Fioravanti, Bruno Tomaso, Peter Condorelli and Furio Di Castri with whom he learned the 4 saxophones, flute, clarinets, composition, arranging and improvisation. 

 

Since 2002 he lives in the province of Malaga (Spain) where he published the album "The Emotional Touch".

 
     

Entertainment

Even from the early 90s, in parallel to jazz, he explore the eletronic music, the smooth jazz and chill out to offer an easy-listening and high quality entertainment.

"Sax House Party" is based on up-tempo rhythms of house music, the latest dance tracks of the moment and some remakes. Listen now the audio Demos:

 

   

  

"Smooth Jazz Night" is based on the elegant, delicate and sexy themes of George Benson, Grover Washington, David Sanborn, Randy Crawford among others. Listen the “Smooth Jazz Night” audio Demos and slide photos:

"Chill out section" is based on the gentle, relaxing chill-out themes. Listen now the Medley chill out:

www.myspace.com/leonardolaperuta

"Big Swing Band " is a group of 18 musicians who play music of Rat Pack Show, Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Video: 

 

Cultural projects

"The Brecker Project" is a project based on a personal review of eclectic, funky songs of the Brecker Brothers. Listen now the Demo: www.myspace.com/thebreckerproject

"The Emotional Touch" is a project released on CD in 2011 based on 10 original compositions and performed as a quartet with piano, bass, drums and alternating the 4 saxes more bass clarinet.The project is a crossover of styles of jazz, from the hard bop, to free jazz, from bossa nova to cool jazz. The CD was well received by critics (5 * according to the magazine All About Jazz).

Reviews and interviews: radio interview on Radio Andalucia Informacion published on 11 / 12 / 2011,

Reviews: www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=84508

www.somethingelsereviews.com

Demos and photos:

To purchase a CD copy write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/leonardolaperuta

Main customers

“Matera concert Band”, “Teano Jazz Festival”, “Petit Journale Montparnasse” Paris, università “La Sapienza” Roma, Mijas jazz festival, Olivia Valere, Nikki Beach Marbella, Hotel Don Carlos, Disco Dreamers, Marbella Big Band, Hotel Kempinsky, Hotel Las Dunas, “La Sala” Pueto Banus, Polo House, Bora Bora Marbella, Buddha Beach Marbella, Finca La Concepcion, Finca Besaya, Hotel Villa Padierna, Hotels Melia, Hotels Iberostar, Hotels H10, Guadalmina Golf Hotel, Restaurant Guey, Crown Plaza Hotels, Christine Moore, La Sala etc

Bookings, Feedback and Contact

Telephone: (0034) 651330015

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A customer comment:

Dear Leonardo,

Thank you so much for your email.

Thank you so much for the most perfect, perfect wonderful music.

We absolutely loved it.