Eugenio Colombo


Saxophonist, flute player, composer, he was born in Rome in 1953.

Initially self-taught as an instrumentalist and as a composer, he began his career improvising in a variety of musical genres and composing music.

In 1982 he graduated in Saxophone at “Licinio Refice” Frosinone Music Conservatory under the guidance of Baldo Maestri. Later he studied composition with Michele Dall’Ongaro at the Testaccio Community School of Music in Rome.

He has composed for solo instruments, saxophone quartets, string trios, big band and brass band with improvisation solists.

He is one of the founder members of the Italian "Instabile Orchestra".

He performs with numerous artists such as Giancarlo Schiaffini, Giovanna Marini, Anthony Braxton, Demetrio Stratos, Misha Mengelberg, Bruno Tommaso, Steve Lacy, Cecil Taylor, Martin Joseph etc. He teaches saxophone at "Licinio Refice" Frosinone Music Academy.