Mario Caporilli in 1992 received a diploma in trumpet at the Conservatory of “Santa Cecilia” and participated in the “Etruria” award, ranking first as the best performer out of 120 participants.

Studied trumpet with Mike Applebaum, teachers include Massimo Moriconi, Fabio Zeppetella, Massimo Fedeli, Tony Mims, Massimiliano Pani.

In ’95 he joined the Buscaja and toured with them for Camel Placet throughout Italy.

He plays in Roberto Spadoni’s big-band “Maggiolina Jazz Urkesta” with which he makes the album “Mingus” and with it participates in the most important jazz festivals.

Produced the CD “We and Animals” with the group “Milk and its Derivatives,” the show “Beatles” at the Parioli Theater in Rome.

Touring throughout Italy with the show “An American in Paris” with Christian De Sica and “the Universe orchestra” conducted by Marco Tiso (3 months at the Nuovo in Milan, 2 weeks at the Diana in Naples).

On tour with the show “The Full Monthi” 2001/2002 season directed by Gigi Proietti (4 months Brancaccio in Rome and Turin, Trieste, Naples, Bologna).

Participates in the TV show “I Raccomandati” (Rai 1), concert in South Africa with Emy Stuart, the musical “Insegnami a sognare” with Pino Insegno.

Mario Caporilli in 2005 joined Franco Micalizzi’s Big Band, with whom he plays regularly at Classico Village. Recording of the musical “The dancing” and the Chirimia record.

In 2006, New Year’s Eve with: Max Gazzè, Tiro Mancino, Little Tony, Enrico Ciacci.

Participates in several television shows

“Domenica in” with maestro Sandro Comini’s orchestra, “Vieni Avanti Cretino” with Baraonna, Pino Insegno, Roberto Ciufoli and Emy Bergamo directed by Pierfrancesco Pingitore, “Rock and rology” at the Parioli Theater.


Mario Caporilli

Mario Caporilli
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