Filippo Bianchini was born in Orvieto, Italy, but he lives from 0 to 8 years
Thanks to the father's collection of LP and a family friend, Alberto Casasoli, began
studying music at 7 years hold.
At 10, he started playing the tenor saxophone.
Shortly after, he began his first lessons of sax with Mauro Verrone, who
introduced him to the great music of Charlie Parker, Lester Young,
Urbani and many others.
At 18 years hold, he starts the class of Saxophone with Mario Raja
at the Conservatory F.Morlacchi of Perugia, where he graduated in
2007, obtaining the highest marks (10/10).
In September 2007 he moved to Netherlands in
the city of The Hague to gets a specialization at the Royal Conservatory of Den
Here, he has the opportunity to study with one of the greatest european musicians:
the american saxophonist and clarinetist John Ruocco.
In 2013 he completed his studies and he obtained
a Master's degree in Jazz Saxophone.
He also studied with
John Ellis, Barry Harris, Simon Righter,
Bob Mover, Tivonne Pennicott, Mike Manieri, Teddy Charles,
Greg Hutchinson, Gilad Hekselman, Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks,
Chris Cheek, Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Joel Frahm,
Donny Mccaslin, Udo Van Boven, Erik Doelman and many others.
Since September 2013 he lives Brussels, where
he works with various groups as a leader and as a sideman.
In July 2014 he records a new album with great
musicians as Nicola Andrioli on piano, Armando Luongo on drums and Jean-Louis
Rassinfosse on bass (and as Special Guest, John Ruocco on tenor sax and clarinet
and Rodolfo Neves on trumpet).
He wins numerous awards including the European Jimmy Woode Award
2012-Tuscia in Jazz Fest-Best for Best Saxophonist
and Best Group.
He gets to the final at the Rotary Jazz Award 2012
and the Fara Sabina Jazz Competition 2009-2011.
He plays in important festivals and clubs such as North Sea Jazz Fest, The Hague
Jazz, Terni in Jazz, Duke Jazz Festival, Jazz Chili, Gray Cat Jazz Fest, Casa del
Jazz in Rome, Tuscia in Jazz, Jazz Fara, Grand Tour Jazz fest, Macerata Jazz Fest,
Victoria Jazz Festival, Gezzziamoci in Matera, Pinocchio Jazz Club, Urbino Jazz
Club, Sounds Jazz Club, Music Village Jazz Club.
Among the most important collaborations includes musicians such as:
Grossman, Andy Gravish, Reggie Workmam, Billy Harper,
Ack Van Rooyen, Eric Ineke, John Ruocco, Bert Joris, Jean Louis Rassinfosse,
Nichola Andreoli, Peter Vermeersch, Erik Dooelman,
Daniele Tittarelli, Francesco Satolli,
Mauro Verrone, Joe Labarbera, Armando Luongo, Rodolfo Neves,
Daniele Cappucci, Lorenzo Agnifili, Angelo Lazzeri, Antonello Sorrentino,
Enrico Zanisi, Pietro Cincaglini, Alessandro Bravo, Nicola Sergio,
Marco Collazzoni, Gwilym Simcock, Norma Winstone, Sid Jacobs,
Marco Tamburini, Rosario Bonaccorso,
Giammarco, A. Cohen and many others.