Born in Monopoli (South of Italy) in 1980, he began playing music in early age, devoting to Oboe and the Piano, but eventually he choosed the Electric Bass (at the age of 15) and the Double Bass (at the age of 17) as his main instruments.
He started his academic education in 1991 at the Conservatorio Nino Rota of Monopoli, where he attended the piano lessons of Maestro Giovanni Saponara until he switched to the Double Bass class with the Maestro Michele Cellaro.
He got graduated in 2006 (10/10).
At the same time he attended the Workshops of the great Franco Petracchi and Ermanno Ferrari.
From 1999 till 2002 he studied Electric Bass at Università della Musica and lately at Percentomusica in Rome, where he attended the lessons of Massimo Moriconi and Luca Pirozzi, getting his Degree in 2002.
In 2006 he moved to the Netherlands to get specialized in Jazz with the great bass player and producer Hein Van De Geyn (Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Enrico Pieranunzi, Dee Dee Bridgwaters) at the Royal Conservatory of Den Haag. He also studied with Frans Van Der Hoeven, Roelof Mejer, John Ruocco, Eric Giben, Rob Van Bavel, Henk Huzinga and others, getting his Bachelor Degree in 2009 (cum laude) and his Master Degree in 2011.
During these years he also attended workshops and private lessons with John Patitucci, Dave Holland, Mike Manieri, Jerry Bergonzi,Dave Liebman, Harvie S., Barry Harris, Alain Caron, Miguel Zenon, Paul Jeffrey, Aaron Parks, and others.
In 2001 he won the first prize at Baronissi Jazz Competition.
During the years he had the possibility to perform in Italy, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Scotland, Austria, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Turkey, Finland, India, Denmark, Slovenia, Ethiopia, Montenegro, Czech Repubblic, Slovakia, Serbia, Bosnia- Hercegovina, Ireland.
Main Festivals: North Sea Jazz Festival (NL), The Hague Jazz (NL), Pure Jazz Festival (NL), Jazz in the Gracht (NL), Ahrnem Jazz (NL), Utrecht Jazz Festival (NL), Suona Italiano Marseille (FR), Oxford Jazz Festival (UK), Copenaghen Jazz Festiva (DK), Aarhus Jazz Festival (DK), Helsinki Jazz Espa (FI), Jazz nad Odra Wraclow (PL), Jazz in the Ruins Gliwice (PL), Prudnik Jazz Festival (PL), Radomski Jazz Festival (PL), ME- BA Jazz Festival (PL), Szczecin Jazz Festival (PL), Hanza Jazz Festival Koszalin (PL), Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival (IT), Bologna Jazz Festival (IT), Roccella Jonica Jazz Festival (IT), Festival Casa del Jazz Roma (IT), Bari in Jazz (IT), Musica Sulle Bocche (IT), Notti di Stelle Jazz Festival (IT), Talos Festival (IT), Locus Festival (IT), Lecce Jazz (IT), Reggio in Jazz (IT), Locomotive Festival (IT), Latina Jazz Festival (IT), Lamezia Jazz (IT), Beat-Onto Jazz (IT), Rodi in Jazz (IT), Jazz Alta Ventimiglia (IT), Ankara Jazz Festival (TK), Kaunas Jazz Festival (LT), VDU Jazz FEstival (LT), Saulkrasti Jazz Festival (LV), Petrovac Jazz Festival (MTN), Munik Lange Nakt of Musik (DE), Festival All’Italiana Kohln (DE), Vodige Jazz Festival (HR), Brazilian Festival of Kohln and Stutgardt (DE), Labin Jazz (HR), Mali Losjni Jazz and Blues Festival (HR), Festival della Cultura Italiana Banja Luka (BiH).
Main Theatres: Teatro San Carlo Napoli (IT), Teatro Marcello Roma (IT), Auditorium Parco Della Musica Roma (IT), Teatro Mancinelli Orvieto (IT), Teatro Lauro Rossi Macerata (IT), Teatro Ariston Sanremo (IT), Teatro Casa del Jazz Roma (IT), Teatro Paesiello Lecce (IT), Teatro Piccinni Bari (IT), Teatro Siracusa Reggio Calabria (IT), Opera Theatre of Ankara (TK), American Embassy’s Theatre of Izmir (TK), Experimental Theatre Mumbai (IND), Theatre of the Culturale Institute of Adiss Ababa (ETH), Statgarten Theatre Kohln (DE), Philarmonic Hall Kaunas (LT), Concertgebouw Amsterdam (NL), Bimhuis Theatre Amsterdam (NL), Lantaren Vestern Rotterdam (NL), Kees Van Barenzaal Den Haag (NL), Banski Dvor Theatre Banja Luka (BiH), Trojka Radio Theatre Warsaw (PL), Victoria Theatre Gliwice (PL).
Main Jazz Clubs: The Crypt London (UK), Charles Wright London (UK), The Jazz Bar Edimburg (UK), Glasgow Art Club (UK), Sunset- Sunside Paris (FR), Christiania Jazz Club Copenaghen (DK), Bad Cuyp Amsterdam (NL), Dizzy Jazz Cafè Rotterdam (NL), Musis Sacrum Ahrnem (NL), Pavlov Jazz Caffè Den Haag (NL), Torino Jazz Club (IT), Alexander Platz Rome (IT), Salumeria della Musica Milan (IT), Le Cantine Dell’Arena di Verona (IT), Cantina Bentivoglio Bologna (IT), Bravo Caffè Bologna (IT), Ueffilo Jazz CLub (IT),Urbino Jazz Club (IT), Bari Jazz CLub (IT), Blue Note Poznan (PL), Hipnoza Katowice (PL), Harris Piano Jazz Bar Krakow (PL), Barometer Warsaw (PL), Jazz Land Wien (AU), Artelis Jazz Club Riga (LV), Woo Jazz Club Vilnius (LT), Fluxus Ministeria Vilius (LT), Zapada Club Stutgardt (DE), B Flat Berlin (DE).
Played with (among others): Benny Golson, Jim Mc Nelly, Steve Grossman, Mike Manieri, Toninho Horta, Teddy Charles, Philip Harper, Victor Lewis, Tommy Smith, Billy Hart, Billy Harper, Rachel Gould, Joe Cohn, John Betsch, Keith Tippet, John Escreet, Joe Cohn, Steve Potts, Michele Hendricks, Louis Moholo, Tom Kirkpatrick, Steve Mc Craven, Tom Mc Clung, Dusko Goykovich, Reggie Moore, Eric Allen, Makoto Kuriya, Howard Curtis, Ernst Reijseger, Peter Beets, Erik Ineke, Rembrandt Frerichs, Anders Bergcrantz, Walter Wolff, Andreas Fryland, Piotr Wojtasik, Sakis Papadimitriou, Miguel Rodriguez, Vladimir Kostadinovic, and many more.
ITA: Rosario Giuliani, Fabrizio Bosso, Gianluigi Trovesi, Francesco Bearzatti, Maurizio Giammarco, Stefano Di Battista, Roberto Gatto, Javier Girotto, Ettore Fioravanti, Max Ionata, Emanuele Cisi, Stefano Battaglia, Giovanni Amato, Daniele Scannapieco, Marco Tamburini, Antonio Onorato, Piero Odorici, Fabio Zeppetella, Antonio Faraò, Andrea Pozza, Pietro Tonolo, Renato Chicco, Bebo Ferra, Gaetano Partipilo, Fabrizio Sferra, Roberto Tarenzi, Roberto Ottaviano, Pino Jodice, Nicola Angelucci, Saverio Tasca, Domenico Caliri, Ada Montellanico, Pino Minafra, Mirko Signorile, Gianni Lenoci.
He’s currently Professor of Jazz Improvisation at Conservatorio Fausto Torrefranca of Vibo Valentia and Bass Teacher at Conservatorio Nino Rota of Monopoli and Conservatorio Umberto Giordano of Foggia. From 2011 he’s been working also as a jazz teacher at Conservatorio Domenico Cimarosa of Avellino and Conservatorio Egidio Romualdo Duni of Matera.
He’s been often invited as a Guest Professor to give lectures in several International Academies and Jazz Festival’s Faculties as Adiss Abbaba’ s Music Accademy (ETH), Theatre and Music Academy of Vilnius (LT), VDU University of Kaunas (LT), Saulkrasti Jazz Camp (LV), Akademia Suzuki of Szczecin (PL), Yasaar University of Izmir (TK), and more.
AS A SIDEMAN:
- Sabino Fino 4tet “Left Hand, Right Hand” (SPLASH 2004)
- Sakis Papadimitriou “Nosferatu Live” (ANAKROUSIS 2005)
- Canto General feat. Keith Tippet and Louis Moholo live at Talos Festival (OGUN 2005)
- Gianni Lenoci Sextet “Sextant” (AMBIENCES MAGNETIQUES 2006)
- Pino Jodice / Giuliana Soscia 4tet “Latitango” (SPLASH 2007)
- Teddy Charles and Walter Wolff Trio “Live At Bimhuis” (OAP RECORDS 2009)
- Pino Jodice / Giuliana Soscia 4tet “Antiche Pietre” (ALPHA MUSIC 2009)
- Pino Jodice / Giuliana Soscia 4tet “Da Napoli a Buenos Aires” (ALPHA MUSIC 2010)
- SO Jazz Ensemble feat. John Betsch/ Piotr Wojtasik “Columbus Coffee” (SO JAZZ RECORDS 2011)
- Generation Next “Live at Jazz Nad Odra” (SJ RECORDS 2013)
- Guido Di Leone “Standards on Guitar” (FOUR RECORDS 2013)
- Onofrio Paciulli “Epoca” feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Rosario Giuliani (FOUR RECORDS 2014)
- Przemislaw Stracek International Group “White Grane of Coffee” (ES ART 2014)
- Donatello Dattoma “Watchdog” (JAZZ ENGINE 2014)
- Andrea Sabatino 5tet “Bea” (DODICILUNE 2015)
AS A CO LEADER :
- Wolff/ Angiuli/ Fryland “Prelude” (YOUR FAVOURITE RECORDS 2010)
- Wolff/ Angiuli/ Fryland “Tomorrow” (CHALLENGE RECORDS 2012)
- Hanuraga/ Angiuli/ Lamontanara “ The Visual” (ABEAT 2013)
- Adamo / Angiuli / Di Leone “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes” (FOUR RECORDS 2014)
- Vito Ottolino/ Francesco Angiuli feat. Cesare Pastanella “Distanze” (DIGRESSIONI MUSIC 2015)