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Rosario Giuliani

Winner in 1996 of the prize named after Massimo Urbani and the following year of the “Europe Jazz Contest”, awarded to him in Belgium as best soloist and best group; in 2000 he won the “Top Jazz” in the new talent category and in 2010 as the best saxophonist of the year, ranking first in the annual referendum of the specialized magazine Musica Jazz. He also won the Jazz It Awards in 2010 and 2013 as the best alto saxophone.

Many and prestigious are his collaborations in the jazz field, where he had the opportunity to support musicians of absolute value such as Charlie HADEN, Gonzalo RUBALCABA, Phil WOODS, Enrico PIERANUNZI, Enrico RAVA, Paolo DAMIANI, Franco D’ANDREA, Martial SOLAL, Jeff “Tain” WATTS, Mark TURNER, Kenny WHEELER, Bob MINTZER, Joe LOCKE, Joe LA BARBERA, Joe LOCKE, John PATITUCCI, Cedar WALTON, Cameron BROWN, Biréli LAGRENE, Philip CATHERINE, Roberto GATTO, Sylvain LUC, Donald HARRISON, Marc JOHNSON, Joey BARON, Guy BARKER, Jean-Michel PILC and Richard GALLIANO, Kurt ELLING…

In September 2000 Rosario Giuliani signed an important contract with the prestigious French record company Dreyfus Jazz, with which he recorded six very successful albums: “Luggage” (April 2001), “Mr. Dodo” (October 2002), “More Than Ever “(October 2004) feat. Richard GALLIANO and Jean-Michel PILC, “Anything else” (January 2007) “Lennie’s pennies” feat. Joe LA BARBERA (March 2010), “Images” (April 2013) feat. Joe LOCKE, John PATITUCCI and Joe La BARBERA.

In March 2016 his new album “The Hidden Side” was released for the label Parco della Musica Records. In October “Cinema Italia” tribute to the music of Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota for the Jando Music label with Luciano BIONDINI, Enzo PIETROPAOLI and Michele RABBIA.

In January 2017, “Duke’s Dream” was released for the German label Intuition in the company of the pianist Enrico PIERANUNZI.

The latest album released for Jando Music in January 2020 with Joe Locke, Dario Deidda and Roberto Gatto is titled “Love n Transltion”.


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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Happy Synapse

Rainy Days Records


The Hidden Side

Parco Della Musica


Four Jazz Suites

Art of Life Records



Dreyfus Records


Jazzitaliano Live 2007

Dreyfus Music




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