clarinet/bass clarinet, flute
Saxophone player, based in London since 2004, where he played and recorded with Jake Vegas, Hot Orange Big Band, Jay Craig, Ian Pierce, Frank Griffith, Guillemots, Paloma Faith, his own sextet, Willie Garnett, Ray Gelato, Mitch Winehouse, Stan Reynolds, Ronnie Wood, Denmark Street Big Band, Ronnie King, Tatiana Okupnik, Krystyna Pronko, Julian Stewart-Lindsay, Roberto Pla….
He regularly collaborates with John Eacott’s Floodtide project.
Since 2009 resident saxophone teacher in Hampton Court House, Surrey. Visiting lecturer at Goldsmith College and Westminster University.
Born in Trieste, Italy, in the second half of the XX century. Attended classical studies at the Music Academy “G. Tartini”. After some experience in theatre and classic music, he developed a strong interest in jazz in 1985.
Following a theatre season as a stage musician in 1988 with “Veneto Teatro”, in 1990, he moved to Florence where he could work across a wider variety of music, ranging from jazz to ethnic, to rock and fusion. he had also started his career as a saxophone teacher at the Music Academy.
During those years He also played with many bands and musicians including the Michael Allen Band, “Grand Wazoo Orchestra”, Leonardo Pieri’s “Lo squalo giallo” (The Yellow Shark), Stefano Bollani and more.
Baritone sax player with the OFP Orchestra S.Lazzaro in Bologna, directed, amongst the others, by Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Steve Coleman and Bruno Tommaso. He has been involved in gigs with italian TV artists, advertisement jingles and the resident band at the Forte Village Resort in Sardinia.
He also played, arranged and produced several records, including two solo album, obtained extremely favourable reviews. The first album, Refuso (Typo) was released in 1998.
Twentysix Three (2016) has been listed among the best jazz albums 2016 by The Telegraph.
In 1995, MA in Political Studies at the University of Florence. Really.
During the last years, He has taken part in numerous studio sessions playing flute, clarinets (and trombone too). He also works as a producer, as well as a playing in a wide range of live projects.
Aldevis Tibaldi London Jazz Ensemble, “Twentysix three”- Galetone 2015
Aldevis Tibaldi 4tet, “Refuso” – Silence 1998
In studio sessions:
The Ponces, ” Song for hope about despair” – Sub Ver Siv 2015
Guillemots, “Red” – Universal 2008
Jake Vegas, “Crack went the bat against…” – Black Gardenia Records 2008
Mondo Candido, “Bizarre” – Varese Sarabande 2007
Fantomatik Orchestra, “Pirati” – Fantomatik 2004
Marco Parente, “L’attuale jungla” – Mescal, Sony 2004
Giacomo Castellano, “Cutting Bridges” – Music Academy 2004
Massimo Altomare, “Sounds of Humour” – Mellophonium Multimedia 2004
Marco Lamioni, “Slow” (produced by Hector Zazou) – Silence 2003
Never say never, Compil. “Chill Out mania vol.2” – Sony 2002
Surepleasure, “A great love”, Unlimited 14 – Irma 2002
Surepleasure, “Jazz House Independent”, Unlimited 11 – Irma 2002
VVAA, “Intimate Mambo” – Empresa, Irma 2002
Bini+Martini, “Burning up” – Ocean 2001
Marco Lamioni, “Frank you thank” compilation – pdb 1999
Tango Fernandez, “L’anonima Roylcott” – Plastic 1999
Marco Lamioni, “L’estate insuperabile” – Silence 1998
Jubilee Shouters, “Black and Blue” – Ishtar 1998
Funkareem, “No sense” – Plastic 1998
Brazil, “Brazil” – Contempo 1992