Mirko Fait

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

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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

Sax, soprano

Location

Milan

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

I like to give the first step to fly with music...

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