Born in São Paulo – Brazil in 1988, Lari Basilio is guitarist by vocation. From her early childhood, Lari started showing love and interest in music then, she began studying organ at age four.

Some years later, her father taught some chords on an acoustic guitar and it would lead her to a passion for the electric guitar.

Later, she moved to the electric guitar and ever since she has started studying by herself. From playing in the church to playing in some bands, she started writing songs.

In 2011, she started her professional career working on her instrumental five-song Extended Play (EP), named Lari Basilio. It was produced by Lampadinha and it also had some special participations such as Felipe Andreoli, the Angra bassplayer.

Lari has stood out due to her technique and versatility. She has innovated the instrumental music with her different style of playing songs. It was proved by the public when her video on YouTube for the 1st Santo Angelo’s Cultural Contest got thousands views in a record time.

In 2014, Lari won the instrumental category of the Samsung E-Festival.

She has performed many shows and workshops in Brazil, also playing along recognized worldwide artists, like Hamilton de Holanda, Paul Gilbert, Quinn Sulivann, Keb’Mo, Andy Timmons.

Besides, Lari Basilio is working as a musical producer and arranger. Recently, she composed and recorded some brand new musical trails for a big radio of rock, the “89fm – a rádio rock”, in São Paulo – Brazil.

Her most recent original work, the CD and DVD “The Sound Of My Room” was released in August/2015 at Cine Belas Artes in São Paulo, produced by Lari. “… The idea of taking the instrumental guitar music to a movie theater proved such a creative initiative as the compositions of Lari.”, said the magazine Guitar Player in its issue of October / 2015. In addition to appearances by Jean Carllos (Oficina G3) and Andre Nieri, the DVD contains behind the scenes footage and a mini documentary with all participants.

With this new album and DVD, Lari innovates once again and brings a new perspective to instrumental music.

Lari Basilio has done shows and workshops throughout the country, also showing up alongside big names in national and international music as Hamilton de Holanda, Paul Gilbert, Quinn Sulivann, Keb’Mo Andy Timmons, among others.

“Really nice playing … souful and melodic tunes … cool too.” – Andy Timmons, one of the greatest guitarists of our time, after watching a presentation of Lari Basilio.

Lari Basilio has been featured in national and international media such as magazine Guitar Player Brazil (February / 2016), Magazine Cover Guitarload (March / 2016) and had an interview published on the site of one of the largest magazines in the world guitars, Guitar World.

Lari has toured all over Brazil as guitar player of the show “Tributo ao Rei do Pop” (King of Pop – Michael Jackson Tribute), also recording a lot of TV shows.

Currently, Lari lives in Los Angeles – CA, and she has been dedicated to expanding your work around the world, working alongside renowned companies including Jamtrackcentral (UK).

Lari was one of the atracttions of the Malibu Guitar Festival 2017, performing her original songs and also playing alongside Steve Vai.

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