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Luigi Lazareno

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Adjunct Faculty, Sound Recording Technology

Adjunct Faculty, Piano

  • Certification, Digidesign Pro Tools Professional, Avid Technology (Daly City, CA) (2007)
  • Diploma, Professional Music, Berklee College of Music (1979)
Luigi Lazareno has served for over 40 years in the industry as a director, producer, composer, arranger, pianist, programmer and recording engineer, while working for the most important record labels in the industry, including Polygram Records, Peerless, Musart, Melody, Sony, and BMG/Ariola. As a producer, musical director and pianist, he has performed with artists such as Vicky Carr, Ricky Martin, Luis Miguel, Lucero, Jorge Muñiz, Rocío Banquells, Wilfrido Vargas, Manoela Torres, Lorenzo Antonio, Emanuel, Alberto Vázquez, Cesar Costa, Napoleón, Trigo Limpio and Frank Pourcel, among others.

Lazareno has participated actively as a producer and arranger in the most popular music festivals of Latin America—Festival OTI, Valores Juveniles, Juguemos a cantar and Talento Grupero—and served as musical director of theater productions like The Fantasticks and Kumán Rock Opera. As a pianist and keyboardist, he has performed in bands of varying styles of Latin Music, Jazz and Pop.

His role as producer and musical director in the area of television programming has led him to work with SomosTV (with news broadcaster legend Jacobo Sabludowsky) and soap operas such as Al filo de la muerte, Muchachitas, The Show of the Stars with Cesar Costa, and others. He has received several nominations, awards and gold records throughout his extensive career.

Lazareno is the owner of two professional recording studios and AVID official Pro Tools training certification facilities, one in Mexico City, and the second (Midilandia Music Network) in Houston, Texas. He is a pioneer of MIDI and electronic music in Mexico and holds a wealth of experience as both a conferencist and teacher in the US and Latin America.

Lazareno is a Namba Gear Featured Artist.

Major Studies
  • Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts—Professional Music Diploma (cum laude)
  • AVID/Digidesign Training Center (Daly City, California)
    • Certified Pro Tools Instructor
    • Certified Pro Tools Expert in Music
    • Certified Pro Tools Operator in Music
    • Certified Pro Tools Operator in Post
    • Certified Pro Tools ICON Operator
Active Associations and Memberships
  • AES Audio Engineering Society
  • National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy awards)
  • Faculty-staff at Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)