Max Luzardo

Max 2013Music Composer, Fiction Writer, Keyboardist, 3D-Modeler & Animator, Video-Game Designer & Programmer, Graphic Artist

Oldest son (age 14 as of 2014) of Ngoc and JAL who was born under water in a bathtub at home in less than four hours without any drugs or complications. Though known for his intellect, large brain, and curiosity, he is a creative soul at heart and enjoys creative projects such as fiction writing, making up impromptu stories with his siblings, playing instruments such as the keyboard and viola, creating 3D art and animation, and designing and programming video simulation games.

Fun Facts

Max has never been known to lose this temper or yell or scream. He prefers to feel his emotions quietly and alone. His full name is Maximilian Luzardo which means “the greatest ardent light.” He has no middle name and his name was chosen by Ngoc. Ngoc knew the exact moment when Max was conceived and at that moment she knew he would be a boy.

Numerology Chart

  • 9 Lifepath (the lesson you need to learn in this lifetime)
  • 4 Destiny (what you want to accomplish in this lifetime)
  • 2, 7 Karma (issues from past life that need to be balanced or resolved)
  • 1 Personality (how people see you, not necessarily who you really are)
  • 3 Motivator (soul urge, what really motivates you, who you really are)
  • Personal Years (guidance or horoscope for each year, just repeat the number sequence to continue): 2014 (5), 2015 (6), 2016 (7), 2017 (8), 2018 (9), 2019 (1), 2020 (2), 2021 (3), 2022 (4)

To get your own free numerology chart, see the Numerology – Pythagorean (Western) System page.


  • TheShadyOrchestra (formerly MAXOrchestra) YouTube Channel featuring orchestrated compositions (see all the reviews from his fans on the Inspirational Music page). Max is available for commissioned original music composition. He has a gift for capturing and translating any scene, picture, or story into music and has been paid to do this since the age of 16. See video above to check out his music compositions to date.
  • TheShadyFedora (Max’s artist name) – Max is also available for commissioned original art. Check out his expanding online art gallery and fan base.
  • The Scroungers–Plight of the Hidden – After two years of homeschooling, our 15-year old son Max Luzardo has published his first fiction book. Known for his masterful story-telling skills along with his two siblings providing thousands of hours of laughter among themselves, the first public sampling of his gift is now available. What makes this book unique compared to most children’s books out there is that it is written and illustrated by children (instead of adults) for children and therefore has no hidden adult agenda embedded within the book and is guaranteed to be entertaining for children as who would know what children would enjoy than other children. Book cover illustrated by the artistic free-spirit 11-year old hand of Allegra Luzardo. Click the book title to learn more.
  • Let It Grow – lyrics


  • Fluent English (native speaker)
  • Conversational Spanish

Connect With Max

Follow Max via his TheShadyFedora website and his TheShadyOrchestra YouTube channel. You may also send him an email using the Contact Us form on this website.