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Nicolō Ricci

Nicolō Ricci is a saxophonist from Milan, Italy, based in Amsterdam since 2015. He is a steady member of active bands of the Dutch jazz scene such as the Sun-Mi Hong 5tet, Pietre and the Joe Goes Hunting Orchestra. With them and as a soloist he performs regularly in some of the main venues dedicated to improvised music within and outside the Netherlands.

He graduated with full marks from the Conservatorio G.Verdi of Milan and concluded his studies with a master program at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In 2015 he got the first prize as best soloist at the Vittoria Rotary Awards, assigned by a jury led by Francesco Cafiso.

In 2019 he was selected by MIDJ (Italian Association for Jazz Musicians) and SIAE as Italian excellence for an artistic residency with destination Amman, Jordan.

His band Ambergris was one of the winners of the Keep an Eye The Records 2021 and just released their second album, Bellissimə (Zennez Records).

During his career he has performed with Steve Swallow, Adam Nussbaum, Jesper Bodilsen, Gerald Cannon, David Binney, Paolino Dalla Porta, Antonio Zambrini, Roberto Gatto, Giovanni Falzone, Roberto Cecchetto, Fausto Beccalossi, Greg Burk, Reinier Baas, Mark Schilders, Ben van Gelder, Bo van der Werf, Clemens van der Feen, Stefan Lievestro. Nicolo’ is a founding member of Honolulu Records, an Italian independent label based in Milan.

Nicoló has extensive experience teaching both children and adults and is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge and passion with you or your child!

July 2024