Francesco Bigoni

 

 

 

 

Born in Ferrara, Italy, 1982. Mainly self-taught, he rapidly finds his own spot on the Italian creative scene, sharing the stage with the likes of Enrico Rava, Stefano Battaglia, Gianluca Petrella, Greg Cohen. He experiments strategies of collective production since 2005, as a member of El Gallo Rojo (www.elgallorojorecords.com) label/collective. Based in Copenhagen since 2009, ILK member since 2014. Graduated from the Soloist line at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory.

Can be heard as a sideman with Francesco Diodati Neko, Giulio Corini Libero Motu, Danilo Gallo Dark Dry Tears (feat. Francesco Bearzatti and Jim Black), Zeno De Rossi Trio, Alfonso Santimone Laser Pigs, Morten Pedersen Kvintet, Maria Faust Sacrum Facere. He co-leads the Italian-Danish quintet On Dog, which has toured extensively in Italy, Germany, Denmark and Luxembourg since 2012 (Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Casa del Jazz – Rome, Loft – Cologne, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Abbaye de Neumünster – Luxembourg, Metastasio Jazz – Prato, Correggio Jazz, ...) and released two albums on ILK (Part I – Sloeblack and Part II – White Horse y La Rumba); the trio with Emanuele Maniscalco and Mark Solborg, featured on ILK as well.