Rino Vernizzi

Rino Vernizzi

born on 15/11/1946 in Mezzani, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Rino Vernizzi

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Rino Vernizzi

Rino Vernizzi (born 15 November 1946, Mezzano Inferiore, Italy) is an Italian bassoonist.


Rino Vernizzi was born in Mezzano Inferiore, Italy. He graduated in bassoon at Parma Conservatory with Enzo Muccetti in 1967, and the later he gave himself up to the improvement of the piano with Paolo Cavazzini showing since early career his interest in jazz music,[1] then abandoned to devote himself to the world of Symphony Orchestras.


Vernizzi has won many competitions,[2] he has played with several of the major Italian orchestras and for many years was the first bassoon of the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. As a soloist he collaborated with conductors such as Giuseppe Sinopoli, Carlo Maria Giulini, Kurt Masur, Neville Marriner, Daniel Oren, Daniele Gatti and he toured all over the world.[2]

Vernizzis goal has always been to explore the entire spectrum of music, not just the thread of classic European one, but also engaging, especially in the last decade, in other musical genres, particularly in jazz.[1]

CDs recorded with his quartet: Etnoart Jazz Bassoon, Goldberg Jazz, Play Bach Paganini, Baby Boom, The quartet seasons,Storie di tango,Jazz Piano Trio and Play Pixinguinha were greatly appreciated by the critics.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Vernizzi's interview on www.jazzitalia.net
  2. 2.0 2.1 artists profile on www.musicalta.com
  3. artists profile on 2009 concerts program in Sassari


  • Goldberg Jazz - Play Bach, Play Paganini, Rino Vernizzi, Vernizzi Jazz Quartet, Arts.
  • Baby Boom, Rino Vernizzi, Vernizzi Jazz Quartet, Italy.
  • Bassoon XX (concert of Sofia Gubaidulina, Jean Françaix, André Jolivet etc.), Rino Vernizzi, Antonio Plotino, Arts.


  • "Simone Tarsitani" (2005), "Intervista: Rino Vernizzi", "I fiati"
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