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Filippo Bianchini

Filippo Bianchini was born in Orvieto, Italy, but he lives from 0 to 8 years in Rome. Thanks to the father's collection of LP and a family friend, Alberto Casasoli, began studying music at 7 years hold. At 10,he started playing the tenor saxophone. Shortly after, he began his first lessons of sax with Mauro Verrone, who introduced him to the great music of Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Massimo Urbani and many others.

At 18 years hold, he starts the class of Saxophone with Mario Raja at the Conservatory F.Morlacchi of Perugia, where he graduated in 2007, obtaining the highest marks (10/10). In September 2007 he moved to Netherlands in the city of The Hague to gets a specialization at the Royal Conservatory of Den Haag. Here, he has the opportunity to study with one of the greatest european musicians: the american saxophonist and clarinetist John Ruocco.

In 2013 he completed his studies and he obtained a Master's degree in Jazz Saxophone. He also studied with David Liebman, John Ellis, Barry Harris, Simon Righter, Max Ionata, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Rosario Giuliani, Bob Mover, Tivonne Pennicott, Mike Manieri, Teddy Charles, Greg Hutchinson, Gilad Hekselman, Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Chris Cheek, Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Joel Frahm, Donny McCaslin , Udo Van Boven, Erik Doelman and many others.Among the most important collaborations includes musicians such as: Steve Grossman, Andy Gravish, Reggie Workmam, Billy Harper, Ack van Rooyen, Eric Ineke, John Ruocco, Bert Joris, Jean Louis Rassinfosse, Nicola Andreoli, Jean Paul Estievenart, Peter Vermeersch, Erik Dooelman, Daniele Tittarelli, Francesco Satolli , Carlo Atti, Mauro Verrone, Joe LaBarbera, Armando Luongo, Domenico Sanna, Rosario Giuliani, Luca Fattorini, Igor Spallati, Ugo Alunni, Rodolfo Neves, Daniele Cappucci, Lorenzo Agnifili, Angelo Lazzeri, Antonello Sorrentino, Enrico Zanisi, Pietro Cincaglini, Alessandro Bravo, Nicola Sergio, Marco Collazzoni , Gwilym Simcock, Norma Winstone, Sid Jacobs, Marco Tamburini, Rosario Bonaccorso, Adam Pache, Vincenzo Florio, Marco Bardoscia, Mario Raja, Maurizio Giammarco, Claudio Filippini, A

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On ''Disorder at the Border'': ''Excellent job. Beautiful sound and compositions. ” David Liebman

“Here is is a tight and imaginative band, as illustrated by their recording, which shows some uncompromising jazz playing and an ability to create various moods, from high energy swinging pieces to sensitive ballads. Strong individuals and beautiful group playing. Definitely worth a listen.” Michel Herr pianist, composer/arranger

”..Modern jazz, well structured and excellently executed.. ..an Album honest and direct, with a tasty details; It is a pleasure to listen it and a good first step for this musician to follow.” All About Jazz

The Album of Filippo Bianchini explores the refined atmosphere and explosive, soft and intense, with a capacity above average to realize interesting and never banal atmosphere”

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