Francesco Polito



                

FRANCESCO POLITO is an Italian saxophonist, pianist, and songwriter. 

Born in Rome (March, 11th 1979), he started with the piano at the age of five, switching to sax when he was  eleven. Francesco spent his early 10 years in Rome. When he was 13t his family move to the South where he will stared his career with the Family Band, during this period he will learned and understand all the music genres, from the waltz to the pop, from the swing to the rock and the jazz. He still forms part of the family projects like “Orkestra Popolare Italiana”. 

At twenty he graduated Classic Sax at the Music Conservatory “Giuseppe Martucci” in Salerno. After, he moved to Naples where he received a Master in jazz music and  improvisation at the Music Conservatory “San Pietro a Majella”.

Based in Naples, Francesco is involved in the city’s musical environment, where he still shares the stage with local bands and musicians. 

In “The sun city” he recorded different soundtracks for important Italian TV channels like  RAI TELEVISION and he participated on famous Italian singers CD projects like Don Backy, Carmelo Zappulla and Enzo Polito. 

In the meanwhile, he was part of the MSC Cruises music staff, work that gives him the opportunity to play almost all around the world with a worldwide public. During this period he had the chance to share the stage with world-famous musicians like Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin, Les De Merle Big Band, Bela Fleck And The Flecktones, Michael Franti, Karl Denson, and Mr. Jay Corre.

 

On his musical journey Francesco is involved with the smooth jazz world. Inspired by the work of saxophonists like Boney James, Dave Koz, Euge Groove, Richard Elliot, among others he decided to record his first solo smooth jazz album. 

Francesco’s new album, “TRIP”, is a compilation of all his experience around the world and the time he passes together with his sax and musicians during his career and lifestyle.

The album TRIP will be released at the end of 2019 by AlfaMusic label & publishing.It will be available on all digital stores and in the most important physical stores  in Italy.