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Mirko Fait

Mirko Fait, Italian of Turkish origins, 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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”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. His style is unique and diverse at the same time, from smooth relaxation (My whisper for you) to very emotional love melodies (Just for you, one of my favourite albums so far!). Mirko Fait not only gives us music for our ears, he manages to express feelings and passion: joy, sadness, regrets, love… Much more than simple saxophone harmonies, Mirko Fait’s music makes your body relax and your heart vibrate.”
Céline Capon - France

”Without a doubt, Mirko Fait's music dares your soul to surrender

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Primary Instrument

Sax, soprano



Willing to teach



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

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