Rosario Giuliani


Rosario Giuliani

Graduated in Saxophone at the "L. Refice" Conservatory of Music in Frosinone with highest honors. Winner, in 1996, of the Massimo Urbani Prize and, in the following year, of the "Europe Jazz Contest," awarded to him in Belgium as best soloist and to his quartet as best group:

In 2000 he won the "Top Jazz" in the "new talent" category and in 2010 as the best saxophonist of the year, coming first in the annual referendum held by the specialized magazine Musica Jazz. He also won in 2010 and 2013 Jazz It Awards as the best alto saxophonist.

His many different and prestigious collaborations in the field of jazz are also solid-gold material, he has been able 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, Kurt Elling, Kenny Wheeler, Bob Mintzer, Joe Locke, Joe La Barbera, Joe Locke, John Patitucci, Cedar Walton, Andrè Ceccarelli , Daniel Humair, Biréli Lagrene, Philip Catherine, Sylvain Luc, Marc Johnson, Joey Baron, Guy Barker, Jean-Michel Pilc, Richard Galliano and many others.

On September 2000, Rosario Giuliani signed a major contract with the prestigious French record label Dreyfus Jazz, with which he recorded six highly successful albums: "Luggage" (April2001), "Mr. Dodo" (Oct. 2002), "More Than Ever" (Oct. 2004) feat. Richard Galliano and Jean-Michel Pilc, "Anything else" (Jan. 2007) "Lennie's pennies" feat. Joe La Barbera (March 2010), "Images" (April 2013) feat. Joe Locke, John Patitucci and Joe La Barbera.

In 2013 he released "The Golden Circle," a tribute to the music of Ornette Coleman with trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso, under the Jando Music and Via Veneto labels.

In March 2016 his album "The Hidden Side" was released under the Parco della Musica Records label. In October, "Cinema Italia" was released as a tribute to the music of Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota on the Jando Music label with Luciano Biondini, Enzo Pietropaoli and Michele Rabbia.

In January 2017, "Duke's Dream" was released by the German label Intuition together with pianist Enrico Pieranunzi.

It is titled "Love in Translation" the latest album released for Jando Music/Via Veneto Jazz in January 2020 with Joe Locke, Dario Deidda and Roberto Gatto.

Giuliani, appreciated by international audiences, is splits his time in between many concerts and events in Italy and abroad, playing in the most important festivals in the world: DC Jazz Festival (Washington), Jazz in Liège (Belgium), Gexto Jazz Festival (Spain), Blue Note Jazz Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center (New York), Umbria Jazz (Italy), Jazz in Vienne (France), Kanazawa Jazz Festival (Japan), Jazz Promenade (Japan), Jazz Baltica (Germany) , JVC Jazz Festival (France), Town Hall (New York), Tomsk Jazz Festival (Siberia), Jazz Provence (Russia), Basel Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Nancy Jazz Pulsation (France), North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands), London Jazz Festival (England), Marciac Jazz Festival (France), Porto Jazz Festival (Portugal), Ravello Festival (Italy), Ankara Jazz Festival (Turkey), Audi Jazz Festival (Germany), Vilnius Jazz Festival (Lithuania), Shanghai Jazz Festival and also between tours that took place in the most important theaters of Japan , California, Israel, in the most important philharmonics of Russia and Siberia, Colombia, Mexico, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Algeria, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, China etc.

The artistic career of Rosario Giuliani counts numerous, heterogeneous but always high-profile experiences. Conducted by such internationally renowned masters as Ennio Morricone, Luis Bacalov, Armando Trovajoli, Gianni Ferrio, Nicola Piovani, and Ritz Ortolani, he has participated in numerous recordings for film soundtracks. He has also collaborated with the orchestra of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma in the following Operas: Turandot and Zorba the Greek.

Events and collaborations

Rosario Giuliani the quartet of jazz stars, DAMIANI - GIULIANI - RABBIA in concert, Rosario Giuliani guest at Festa della Musica, Kurt Elling and Rosario Giuliani, from Corriere della Sera, Rosario Giuliani e Saint Louis Jazz Lab, Anxur in Jazz – Tempio di Giove .

Press Review
ROSARIO GIULIANI in the world of the film industry