Bio

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Edoardo Marraffa
saxophone player & composer

Edoardo Marraffa has been involved in improvised and free music since 1993, collaborating with the most innovative bands of the Italian scene like Collettivo Bassesfere, Specchio Ensemble, while his current projects are: Casino Di Terra, Vakki Plakkula, Mrafi, Small Talk, Eco D’alberi, Les Ravageurs, ChiaroScuro, Tell No Lies, Marraffa Stadhouders Heather Aitaj quartet.

During the last years he collaborated with musicians like Tristan Honsinger, William Parker, Hamid Drake, John Edwards, Olaf Rupp, Han Bennink, Clayton Thomas, Wayne Horvitz, Wadada Leo Smith. He has appeared at important international jazz festivals in Europe and America like Vision Festival, Umbrella Music Festival, Mostra Sesc de Artes, Uncool music of the cosmos, Taktlos, Konfrontationen, Artacts, Angelica, Controindicazioni, Clusone Jazz, Konstanzer Jazzherbst, ContemporaneaMente, Sant’Anna Arresi, Crossroads, An Insolent Noise, Jeff Festival, Festival Mètèo, Incubate Festival, Soundsofmusic Groningen, Limmitationes, Sudtirol Jazz Festival.