Paolo Fresu (born February 10, 1961) is an Italian trumpeter and flugelhorn jazz player, as well as an arranger of music, and music composer.
Paolo Fresu: award winner, internationally acclaimed Sardinian trumpet player has performed around the world over the past 30 years, with a track record of 300 recordings. Fresu is also professor and artistic director of internationally renowned jazz festivals such as Time in Jazz and Nuoro Jazz. He is involved in the production of numerous multimedia projects, cooperating with actors, dancers, painters, sculptors, and poets, as well as writing music for film, documentary, video, ballet, and theater pieces. Fresu is based in Paris, Bologna and Sardinia. His unique trumpet sound is recognized as one of the most distinctive in the contemporary jazz scene.
Paolo Fresu has played with the following bands:
Paolo Fresu Quintet and Sextet
Paolo Fresu-Furio di Castri Duo
The Open Trio (with Di Castri and James Taylor)
P.A.F. (with Furio di Castri and Antonello Salis)
Paolo Fresu Euro4th
Paolo Fresu Angel Quartet (with Nguyên Lê, Furio di Castri, Roberto Gatto and Antonello Sallis) FanartBanner