Rino Vernizzi

Rino Vernizzi (* November 15, 1946 in Mezzani ) is an Italian bassoonist, which is characterized by extremely high virtuosity and is known mainly for the interpretation of contemporary music and jazz.

After completing his bassoon studies with Enzo Muccetti at the Conservatory in Parma in 1967 Vernizzi dedicated to improving his pianistic skills with Paolo Cavazzini and experimented in different musical directions ( avant-garde, jazz, electronic music).

He won several competitions, was employed in most of the leading orchestras in Italy and is now playing in the Symphony Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome. As a soloist he has collaborated with conductors such as Giuseppe Sinopoli, Carlo Maria Giulini, Kurt Masur and Sir Neville Marriner and toured all over the world.

His goal has always been to maintain the full range of music, and not only the European- classic rail, which also results in his great commitment ( both playing as well as a composing ) follows in the jazz field. The CDs with his jazz quartet Goldberg Jazz, Baby Boom and Etnoart Jazz Bassoon enjoy insiders, especially of course with bassoonist, cult status.


  • Goldberg Jazz - Play Bach, Paganini play, Rino Vernizzi, Vernizzi Jazz Quartet, Arts.
  • Baby Boom, Rino Vernizzi, Vernizzi Jazz Quartet, Italy.
  • Bassoon XX (concerts by Gubaidulina, Françaix, André Jolivet, etc.), Rino Vernizzi, Antonio Plotino, Arts.