Award-Winning Musician and Composer Lucas Pino has performed at some of the world’s most esteemed festivals and venues. As a Tenor Saxophonist and multi-woodwind player, his unique and lyrical approach make him one of the most in-demand side musicians across generations. Lucas has notably performed with Dave Brubeck, Christian McBride, Takuya Kuroda, Darcy James Argue, Alan Ferber, Samora Pinderhughes, Nick Finzer, and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Songs We Love”, among others. Pino has released four critically acclaimed albums under his own name, including his latest, “That’s A Computer” (Outside in Music). He is the leader of The No Net Nonet, an innovative nine-piece acoustic jazz ensemble featuring his distinct compositional style, that has become an established part of today’s scene through a monthly residency at Smalls Jazz Club in NYC since 2013. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Lucas graduated from some of the country’s top music programs, including the Brubeck Institute, The New School, and The Juilliard School. Lucas received an Herb Alpert ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award for his composition, “Golden Rule, Turing Test”. He now serves as Co-Artistic Director of the Brubeck Jazz Summit.