Maurizio Giammarco protagonist of Jazz in Italy since the early 1970s is an established saxophone soloist, composer, arranger and leader of historic groups.

His work for large ensembles has recently continued with three projects for the Sicilian Mediterranean Jazz Orchestra.

With a deep knowledge of all historical jazz and a long experience in other musical fields as well, Giammarco boasts a recognizable style on the solo level as well as compositional, the result of a personal synthesis of his own experience.

He has played with many internationally renowned jazzmen (Chet Baker, Lester Bowie, Dave Liebman, Phil Markowitz, Miroslav Vitous and many others).

Maurizio Giammarco has composed and arranged music for theater, dance, cinema, CD roms, symphony orchestra and string orchestra.

He is the author of a monograph on Sonny Rollins (1996) and a book of his compositions and transcriptions published by Carish (2012).


  • StrayHorns (Alessandro Fabbri 7et feat. M.Giammarco, R.Rossi-Caligola, 2012); Love Ballads (con Art Lande, Leveratto, Gatto – Red Records 1999); Song Tong (P.Damiani Ens. feat. Kenny Wheeler, Splash, 1995) 2nd Passage (con Tessarollo, Johnson, Vincent-V.Veneto Records, 1995); Soft Journey (Chet Baker meets Enrico Pieranunzi-1980/IDA).



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Maurizio Giammarco

Maurizio Giammarco
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