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Mirko Fait, Italian, was born in Milan on 3rd June 1965 in a family of artists. Mirko started playing the guitar at a young age, from the early 1970s, but it was only later that he realised that his cultural ground was jazz music. This is why in the 1990s he chose the contralto saxophone. He started his studies in Bergamo with Alberto Nacci, moving back to Milan he continued studying the tenor saxophone with the maestro Michele Bozza, with Giulio Visibelli and Emanuele Cisi at the centre “Civica di jazz” run by Franco Cerri and Enrico Intra, until his last lessons with the American Michael Rosen.

He played straight away in different bands and he performed from the very first years also in jam sessions and with various jazz groups in a few Milanese clubs (Capolinea, Scimmie, Tangram, Aquatica, Mirasol, le Trottoir, Ittolittos, Ca’Bianca, Santa Tecla).

In January 2002, with the Cuban trumpet player and pianist Gendrickson Mena Diaz, he was asked to play for a renowned stylist group at the Pitti Uomo club and in 2003 he founded the jazz band Five for you. In 2004, with the international concert performers Danilo Manto and Max Patrick, he took part in the contemporary music project Mantic Ensemble. In 2007, he founded the Fait Club Quintet, a name that still accompanies him today.

In 2008, the CD by trumpet player Mena came out. Presented at the Blue Note club and called All I missed, it takes its title from a ballad written by the Milanese saxophonist and the trumpeter himself

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”Il jazz di Mirko Fait e del suo sax gira il mondo partendo da Coltrane, contaminandosi con la Napoli di Pino Daniele e approda a Rio de Janeiro incontrando il Samba. E' un jazz di grande respiro, un ascolto piacevole e coinvolgente, tessuto in un groove creato abilmente con la collaborazione di eccellenti musicisti italiani come Antonio Zambrini, Roberto Piermartire, Roby Giannella, Giampiero Spina e da Rodrigo Amaral, brasiliano, che con il suo basso dialoga in complicità con la ritmica, come vuole la tradizione della bossanova.”
Max De Tomassi. Trasmissione Brasil. Radio Rai Uno

”Mirko Fait’s music reaches deep down into your soul, it is filled with a certain “je ne sais quoi” that brings your emotions back to the surface

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone, soprano



Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


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