Milo Lombardi is an Italian saxophonist and composer based in Berlin, Germany.
His sound has been described as joyful and serene and draws influence from old school legends such as Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon and Lester Young as well as from modern masters like Joshua Redman and Bob Reynolds.
As a saxophonist and vocalist, he has performed throughout Europe as a leader with his jazz quartet as well as a sideman with countless different bands ranging from Pop/Indie/EDM and Hip-Hop, to Classical and Contemporary music.
He has also worked in theaters as music director, arranger and conductor of large productions.
His music has been featured in commercials and short films and one of his compositions earned an honorable mention in the 2014 edition of the International Songwriting Competition which saw the likes of Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter as judges.
At ease in any musical setting, he collaborated in both studio recordings and live performances with German pop artists like Chris Prinz as well as International stars such as Taylor Mac.
Throughout his career he has had the chance of performing in countless clubs, theaters and festivals as well as at formal ceremonies such as the 20th anniversary of the German Ministry of Culture, with Angela Merkel and other German officials.
“His fingers glide ever so lightly over the keys, he exceeds the normal level of virtuosity." - Berliner Morgenpost, Germany.
“... simply, delectably cool." - All About Jazz, USA.
“... refreshing sound." - Alrededor de Medianoche, Argentina.
“Really great saxophonist. Deserves more lights on himself." - Anima Jazz, Italy.
“... a new jazz talent." - Il Resto Del Carlino, Italy.