Julius Loglio biography
Julius Loglio (born Giulio Lorenzo Cesare Loglio), Milan on 11/26/1969, saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, melodist and improviser, began his musical studies at the age of six, initially devoting himself to the piano and music classical and later to the modern guitar.
At the age of 15 he began performing live in blues, rock and jazz contexts in the Milan’s music scene.
He received a solid musical education by attending the National Music Seminars of Siena Jazz, combining the study of the saxophone with those of piano and guitar complementary to the deepening of the knowledge of modern harmony.
Privately he graduated in Theory and Solfeggio at the Conservatory of Mantua.
He then undertook a professional career, soon imposing himself as a new saxophone talent in the Italian and international contemporary jazz scene, collaborating live and in recording studio with the likes of Tony Scott (Benny Goodman), Dewey Redman (Keith Jarret), Enrico Rava ( Gato Barbieri), Tullio De Piscopo, Renato Sellani, Gianni Basso, Mario Rusca, Tiziana Ghiglioni, Marco Micheli, Riccardo Fioravanti, Antonio Farao ‘, Jazz Chromatic Orchestra, Tino Tracanna, Dario Faiella, Roberto Cecchetto, Bebo Ferra, Antonio Zambrini, Ferdinando Faraò, Lucio Terzano, and meeting in public and private jam sessions musicians of the caliber of Bobby Durham (Oscar Peterson), Jeff Watts (Winton Marsalis), Steve Davis (John Coltrane), George Garzone (The Fringe), John Stowell, Manuel Bex , Franco Ambrosetti, Roberto Gatto, Dado Moroni, Flavio Boltro, Gigi Cifarelli.
Over the years, in constant search for new ways of expression, he alternated through artistic phases focusing on rock, with the electric guitar and jazz with the saxophone.
Julius Loglio is today playing soprano sax with his J4 acoustic quartet, proposing a repertory made of original compositions connotated by a contemporary sound, deeply linked to the traditional Jazz language but which expand towards different musical worlds such as Rock, Funk, R’n’B, Soul …