Leo Pellegrino, sometimes also referred to as Leo P, is a baritone saxophonist based in New York City, born 1991, 3 june in Pittsburgh. He is the youngest son of Pittsburgh accordionist and composer Stephen Pellegrino. Leo graduated from city schools — Pittsburgh Liberty Elementary School and Rogers Middle School for the Creative and Performing Arts. Then he got his degree at the Manhattan School of Music in 2013. He is a member of the "brass house" band Too Many Zooz and former member of the Lucky Chops brass band. On November 30, 2019, Pellegrino and alto saxophonist Grace Kelly announced a long-term collaboration project known as 2SAXY. While at the Manhattan School of Music, Pellegrino recorded with its Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Scott Yanow's review of the album noted "Pellegrino's use of extreme high notes as punctuation during his passionate solo on 'Let There Be Swing'." Pellegrino is "perhaps best known for his impressive dance moves while performing on the baritone saxophone.
|Origin:||New York, New York, U.S.|
|Genres:||Jazz, Brass house|
|Associated acts:||Too Many Zooz (2014–present), Lucky Chops (c. 2014 -2017)|
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About Leo Pellegrino
Saxophonist who has become famous for his dance moves and attention-grabbing dress style in addition to his playing. He is widely known for performing with the band Too Many Zooz, who have gone viral multiple times with performances in the subways of New York City. He later joined Lucky Chops.
Leo Pellegrino Before Fame
He attended the Manhattan School of Music, where he was a member of the Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra.
Achievement of Leo Pellegrino
He was featured on Beyoncé's album Lemonade (2016) and performed with the superstar at the 2016 Country Music Association Awards.
Leo Pellegrino Family Life
He has an older brother.
Associations of Leo Pellegrino
He guested with Metropole Orkest for a 2017 concert of the works of Charles Mingus.
Information related to Leo Pellegrino
- Musicians from Pittsburgh