Aaron Lebos Reality is the original group of well-known and versatile South Florida based guitarist Aaron Lebos. No style is off limits as Aaron organically combines elements of Jazz, Rock, Funk, World and more into music that truly transcends genre labels yet is as accessible as it is respected. He received his Bachelors from the University of Miami and a Masters at Florida International University, both in Jazz Performance. Aaron developed much of his versatility playing gigs, touring and recording in the diverse South Florida music scene. He currently also plays with some of the biggest names in South Florida such as Nicole Henry, Nu Deco Ensemble, Spam Allstars as well as doing many other gigs and sessions. In 2010 he recorded an album of jazz standards and his first all original album called Jazzilla. In 2012 he formed Aaron Lebos Reality and has since recored 3 original albums and the next one is due mid 2018 making it his 6th album. During this time the group has been touring, playing festivals and growing in popularity locally and nationally. The musicians in the Aaron Lebos Reality are some of the best and most creative in South Florida and each show is a unique high energy and intimate musical experience.
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING...
“This South Florida power trio…plays music like Michael Jordan played basketball - with such grace, skill, energy and sheer dominance, that it’s almost not fair to the other trios out there.” - Ground Up Festival
“With his band’s new recording... guitarist, composer and arranger Aaron Lebos takes his group into new musical territory. The band is a more cohesive unit executing Lebos’ complex compositions with ease and verve.” – Ed Bell / WLRN 91.3 FM
“Aaron Lebos Reality makes a magical musical statement with its audacious debut, delivering the best in the tradition of the rock/jazz sound.” – AllAboutJazz.com
“Aaron Lebos is a guitarist with an interesting approach to progfusion, merging a myriad of influences into an indiosyncratic style.” – AcousticMusic.com
“The band’s innovative sound has drawn comparisons to Frank Zappa and jazz supergroup Return to Forever” – Miami Herald