Fabrizio Bosso

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Gifted with an impeccable instrumental technique and a lyricism capable of transporting and moving any listener’s soul,  Bosso has developed his artistic growth and career by tackling every type of musical genre whilst always remaining true to his jazz roots. A rigorous and indefatigable musician, he performs worldwide, showcasing on stage his prodigious melodic richness and Italian musicality, which, combined with his intimate knowledge of the Afro-American tradition and his constant attention to all that is new on the international music scene, make his trumpet-playing unique and instantly recognizable.


Live bands

Fabrizio Bosso Quartet


Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Julian Oliver Mazzariello, piano

Jacopo Ferrazza, double bass

Nicola Angelucci, drums

WE4 is Bosso’s latest exciting project with his quartet. Set up immediately after the COVID-19 lockdown, WE4 evidences the importance of making music together and sharing it beyond the stage. With “State of the Art”, his live double album released in 2017, Bosso disclosed the state of his art, marking a new beginning in his artistic journey with three extraordinary travel companions, Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Jacopo Ferrazza, Nicola Angelucci. After countless concerts worldwide and years of music-making together, WE4 achieves absolute reciprocity in terms of sound, interplay and compositions. Their new repertoire features original pieces composed by each member of the quartet, as well as one piece composed by Bosso and Mazzariello in tandem and two pieces composed by all four musicians. 

Fabrizio Bosso

& Julian Oliver Mazzariello


Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Julian Oliver Mazzariello, piano

There are two ways of joining forces: either you follow two parallel routes that lead to the same goal, or you pedal in unison. Bosso and Mazzariello have chosen the latter option and “Tandem”, their first duet album released on Verve/Universal in 2014, evidenced on disc the partnership the musicians initiated on stage and that transcend the traditional rules and forms of musical collaboration.

Over the last twenty years their brotherly bond and non-conformist approach to music have intensified their rapport, their two voices gradually merging into one. The duo concentrates either musicians’ intimate artistic essence: its tangibility and immediacy reflect the fact that when their instruments interlace, so do their souls. What clearly emerges from their playing is not only the duo’s deep musical understanding, but also its flawless interplay, capable of tackling different styles with the same intensity, be it in fast-paced, groovy pieces or in sentimental ballads. The duo’s mesmerizing playing and sound will take the audience on a magical voyage, with an interplay of tensions and distentions, magnificent improvisations, sheer lyricism and pure energy.

Fabrizio Bosso Spiritual trio


Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Alberto Marsico, Hammond organ

Alessandro Minetto, drums

“Spiritual Trio” is one of Fabrizio Bosso’s most fascinating projects, in which the trumpeter, along with organist Alberto Marsico and drummer Alessandro Minetto pays a tribute to black music and more specifically to black gospel and negro spirituals. In “Spiritual” (2011), its debut album, the trio tackled a repertoire rooted in the tradition of African-American folk music (“Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen”, “Down by the Riverside”, “When the Saints Go Marching In”). For its second album, “Purple” (2013), the combo decided to delve even more into the world of black gospel and negro spirituals so as to build a repertoire – both traditional and modern – in which it could express itself at its best (“A Change is Gonna Come”, “Wade in the Water”, “Go Down Moses”).

Fabrizio Bosso & Luciano Biondini


Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Luciano Biondini, accordion

In their “Face to Face” jazz duo Fabrizio Bosso and Luciano Biondini fuse and intermingle jazz aesthetics, free improvisation and Mediterranean influences. The eclectic trumpeter from Piedmont and the sagacious accordionist from Spoleto engage in an empathic and profound musical dialogue. The energy and pathos that characterize their musical temperaments permeate from start to finish a project of superb artistry. A dialogue between peers, with no leadership, where interplay is the means of achieving an intense and profound musical discourse.

Fabrizio Bosso & Javier Girotto


Fabrizio Bosso, tromba

Javier Girotto, soprano & baritone saxophone

Natalio Mangalavite, piano, vocals

Luca Bulgarelli, electric bass

Lorenzo Tucci, drums

Bruno Marcozzi, percussions

The Latin Mood combo is back after a break of several years with a renewed energy and a new highly creative repertoire thanks to the compositions and improvisations of the each member of the group, confirming once again the combo’s exceptionality. A new opportunity to produce new music in the infinitely varied language that characterizes Latin Jazz.

The concert also features the group’s hits from their albums “Sol” and “Vamos”.

Fabrizio Bosso & Rosario Giuliani


(in collaboration with Saint Louis Management)


Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Rosario Giuliani, saxophones

Alberto Gurrisi, Hammond organ

Marco Valeri, drums

Two outstanding Italian musicians, trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso and saxophonist Rosario Giuliani, lead the quartet’s bandmates Alberto Gurrisi (organ) and Marco Valeri (drums) in an enthralling repertoire which brings together jazz standards with original compositions, enhanced by strong rhythmic features.

Fabrizio Bosso is not only internationally renowned for his superfine technique but also for the intense emotion and feeling that pervade his solos, sometimes virtuosic, at others lyrical and poignant, but always precise and inspired. From his busy and varied concert schedule with numerous bands he draws new ideas and sounds for his exquisite and intense improvisations.

Rosario Giuliani immediately impresses his audience with the fluid yet dynamic phrasing he effortlessly draws from his saxophones, affiliating him quite naturally to the likes of great saxophonists such as Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Art Pepper, John Coltrane.

Mauro Ottolini & Fabrizio Bosso


Mauro Ottolini, trombone

Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet

Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke, vocals

Glauco Benedetti, sousaphone

Paolo Birro, pian

Paolo Mappa, drums

For many years, Mauro Ottolini and Fabrizio Bosso had been nurturing hopes of creating a project together, and when Mauro Ottolini came up with the idea of exploring New Orleans through its music and the musicians who have shaped its history, Bosso felt they were on the right tracks.

The project’s focus is on primordial Jazz, on the vocal and choral roots of New Orleans’ jazz, the primeval intensity expressed in songs that tell stories about men and women, love, music, dire straits, gambling: a repertoire that gives a meticulous portrayal of the city in the early 20th century. The majority of these primal masterpieces have alas been forgotten, even though some are still topical and rich with contemporary musical ideas. Musicians of great caliber stand out in this selection, namely William Christopher Handy, known as the “Father of the Blues”, who collected and composed blues tunes in the early 1900s: he greatly contributed to popularizing the blues music that in his day became the repertoire for great voices and fundamental jazz personalities, such as Louis Armstrong, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, King Oliver, Fats Waller, Sweet Emma Barret, Lil' Hardin.

Ottolini has transcribed and arranged some of the genre’s most beguiling tunes, revisiting the world of New Orleans music in a personal and creative key, supported by an excellent ensemble: for the rhythm section, Paolo Birro on the piano, Glauco Benedetti on the sousaphone and Paolo Mappa on the drum; the singer, Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke, is one of today’s major experts in the genre, and her vocal intensity perfectly merges with the lyrical pureness of Ottolini’s trombone and with Bosso’s vibrant and charismatic trumpet playing.