Leonardo Amuedo

Leonardo Amuedo

Leonardo Amuedo was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1967. He learned his first guitar chords when he was 4 years old with his brother. By the age of 17 he was already playing with several important musicians in Uruguay like Julio Frade , Osvaldo and Hugo Fattoruso( OPA group), Mariana Ingold ,Urbano Moraes , and Fernando Torrado .

He moved to The Netherlands in 1990 where he played and recorded with : Cor Baker, Laura Fygi, Jose Koning,Batida,Metropole Orchestra, Fernando Lameirinhas, Joia, Hein van de Geyn, Bacan, Ivan Lins, Dori Caymmi, Dulce Pontes,Ruud and Roeland Jacobs , Estrella Acosta, AlainCaron,Hermeto Pascoal, Sticks & Strings, Jimmy Haslip, Michiel Borstlap,Paul van Vliet, Rosenberg Trio and TrijntjeOosterhuis.

In 2002 Leonardo moves to Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) and sence that he has recorded and share the stage with several artists and musicians like : João Bosco, Caetano Veloso, Gilson Peranzzetta , Mauro Senise, Luiz Avelar, Batacoto, Armando Marçal (Pat Metheny group), Wagner Tiso, Alejandro Sanz, Jane Monheit, Simone,Marcio Montarroyos, Jorge Vercilo, Leny Andrade, Itiberê,Hermeto Pascoal, Oscar Castro, Neves ,Idriss Boudrioua, Andre Mehmari, Herbie Hancock, David Finck , Craig Handy, Billy Hart , Maria Schneider, Vince Mendoza and Alex Acuña (Weather Report). For the last seven years Leonardo is join officially IVAN LINS' band. Leonardo Plays SADOWSKY guitars.