Jacopo Ferrazza was born in 1989 in Frascati, a city near Rome.
Jacopo is an acoustic and electric bass player and pianist as well. He's graduated in classical bass and
classical piano from the italian conservatory of Frosinone "Licinio Refice”.
He also studied bass with John Patitucci, Ares Tavolazzi, Marco Panascia, Aldo Perris, Luca Cola and with
his father Angelo.
In the meantime he studied also classical piano with Annalaura Cavuoto, Pablo Tellez and Carlo
Jacopo started to play jazz in Rome in 2003 and during these years he has performed as sideman with
some of most acclaimed musicians such as:
David Liebman, George Garzone, Nicola Piovani, Maurizio Giammarco, Fabrizio Bosso, Enrico Rava,
Enrico Pieranunzi, Greg Hutchinson, Paolo Fresu, Logan Richardson, Roberto Gatto, Antonello Salis, Ada
Montellanico, Paolo Silvestri, Lorenzo Tucci, Flavio Boltro, Jorge Vistel, Amana Melomè, Fabio Zeppetella,
Roberta Gambarini, Salvatore Bonafede, Adam Pieronczyk Marcello Rosa, Andrea Pozza, Pino e Pietro
Iodice, Max Ionata, Barbara Casini, Harold Bradley, Claudio e Mario Corvini, Massimo Nunzi and many
He also played with pop musicians such as Karima, Erminio Sinni, Simona Bencini, Mario Rosini, Vittorio
Nocenzi, Eric Daniel, Giuseppe Cionfoli and with actors such as Sergio Rubini, Nino Castelnuovo, Leo
Gullotta, Licia Maglietta, Riccardo Rossi.
In 2006 he was selected as one of the best young musician in Lazio and he won a scholarship for the
project called "Musicorienta".
In 2007 he was selected as one of the best european young bass player during the "Eurobassday
In 2011 he won the Jimmy Woode Award as the best bass player of Tuscia in Jazz festival.
In 2018 he was selected as one of the 3 best italian talent by Musica Jazz "Top Jazz
in 2018 he won the SIAE prize as one of the best italian jazz talent.
Jacopo has performed in some of most important italian festival and in clubs and festival of New York,
Germany, Washington, North Carolina, Illinois, China, Finland, Marocco, South Corea, Turkey, Japan, Czech
Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Belarus…
Jacopo has recorded two album as a leader for CAM jazz label.
He has also collected various experiences as composer and teacher.