Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Lari Basilio is one of the most exciting names in the
At the age of 4 she started studying organ and later, at the age of 8 her father taught
her first chords on an acoustic guitar. That’s when she fell in love with the guitar.
In 2011, Lari started working on her instrumental five-song Extended Play (EP), named,
simply, Lari Basilio, which features Felipe Andreoli, bass player of Angra. The EP was
produced by five-time Latin Grammy winner Lampadinha.
Her second original work, the CD and DVD “The Sound of My Room”, was released in
August 2015 and it was premiered at the iconic brazilian movie theather Cine Belas
Artes in São Paulo. “The idea of taking instrumental guitar music to a movie theater
proved (to be) a creative initiative (equal to) the compositions of Lari Basilio,” said
Guitar Player Brazil magazine in its October , 2015 issue. The 10-song package
includes a mini-documentary and behind-the-scenes footage on the DVD.
Lari won the instrumental category of the Samsung E-Festival in 2014 and performed
for a crowd of 15,000 alongside Keb’ Mo’ and Quinn Sullivan at the Samsung Best of
Blues Festival in Brazil.
She was also invited by Joe Satriani to be part of the G4 Experience 2019.
Always pursuing her own music, Lari released her third original work, “Far More”
album, recorded at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles with an all-star band: Vinnie
Colaiuta (drums), Nathan East (bass) and Greg Phillinganes (keys/piano). Also bringing
two very special guests: Joe Satriani (on the track Glimpse of Light) and Siedah Garrett
(on the track Man in The Mirror, for which Lari created a new arrangement).
In January 2021 Lari Basilio released, in partnership with Ibanez Guitars, her first
signature guitar, the Ibanez LB1, which is already one of Ibanez’s best-selling signature
models. The guitar also features the Lari Basilio signature pickups developed in
partnership with Seymour Duncan.
Lari Basilio’s most recent album “Your Love” was released on August 5th, 2022 and
debuted at high positions on iTunes Rock Charts around the world. The album features
once again Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), and also the bass players Leland Sklar and Sean
Hurley, and Ester Na (keys and piano), recorded at United Recording Studios in Los