Fausto Papetti

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Fausto Papetti
Born (1923-01-28)28 January 1923
Viggiù, Lombardy, Italy
Died 15 June 1999(1999-06-15) (aged 76)
San Remo, Liguria, Italy
Genres Jazz
Occupations Saxophonist
Instruments Saxophone
Years active 1955–1999
Labels Jolly, Durium, CBS, Fonit Cetra

Fausto Papetti (28 January 1923 – 15 June 1999) was an Italian alto saxophone player. He is unarguably one of the greatest & most accomplished Saxophonists of all times. His works has been widely well-known all over the world for the last six decades. He has played the majority of most famous world Hits and pop & jazz songs of 20th century, in 45 years of his career.

He was born at Viggiù in Lombardy.

His performance of the song "Love's Theme" (originally by Barry White's Love Unlimited Orchestra) was featured on the breakbeat compilation "Ultimate Breaks and Beats".

Papetti became well known for all the 1960s and 1970s, and all his new album reaches the top of the hit parade; he was also printed in all the Latin American market. During the period of greatest splendour, the 1970s, Papetti also produced two collections a year, the best-selling being the 20th one, which came up first in 1975.

These records are also characterized for the sexy covers. He became a real father of that musical kind, and in the 1970s many imitators appeared, like Johnny Sax or Piergiorgio Farina.

He died in San Remo.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Musica Nel Mondo, Vol. 2 (2004)
  • Musica Nel Mondo (2004)
  • E Se Domani (2003)
  • Ritmi Dell'America Latina (2003)
  • Moon River (2003)
  • Old America (2003)
  • Chloe (2003)
  • Evergreens No. 3 (2003)
  • Scandalo Al Sole [D.V. More] (2003)
  • If You Leave Me Now (2003)
  • Accarezzami (2003)
  • Cinema: Anni 70 (2003)
  • Cinema: Anni 60 (2003)
  • Made in Italy [BMG] (2003)
  • Bonjour France (2003)
  • Evergreens (2003)
  • Memory (2003)
  • Evergreens, Vol. 2 (2001)
  • The Look of Love (2000)
  • Calda Estate (1999)
  • What A Wonderful World [Expanded] (1998)
  • Sax Latino (1997)
  • Made in Italy [Ricordi] (1997)
  • More Feelings (1996)
  • More Feelings Again (1996)
  • Fausto Papetti (1995)
  • The Magic Sax of Fausto Papetti (1995)
  • Sax in Gold (1994)
  • El Cine (1994)
  • El Mundo de Fausto Papetti (1994)
  • Ecos de New York, Vol. 2 (1991)
  • Ecos de Hollywood (1991)
  • Ecos de Brasil, Vol. 2 (1991)
  • Ecos de Italia, Vol. 2 (1991)
  • Maria Elena (1991)
  • Sax Idea (1991)
  • Feelings (1991)
  • Magic Sax (1990)
  • Us and Them (Fausto Papetti album)|Us and Them (1988)
  • Midnight Melodies (Fausto Papetti album)|Midnight Melodies (1988)
  • Baby Blue Music, Vol. 1 (1987)
  • Il Mondo Di Papetti, Vol. 3 (1987)
  • Baby Blue Music, Vol. 2 (1987)
  • Il Mondo Di Papetti, Vol. 2 (1986)
  • My One and Only Love (1982)

Box sets and compilations[edit]

  • Fausto Papetti Collection (2006)
  • Le Piu Belle Melodie di Fausto Papetti (2006)
  • Fausto Papetti Collection, Vol. 2 (2006)
  • I Grandi Successi Originali (2000)
  • Oggi, Vol. 4 (1999)
  • Oggi, Vol. 3 (1999)
  • Oggi, Vol. 2 (1999)
  • Oggi, Vol. 1 (1999)
  • What a Wonderful World (1998)
  • Gli Anni D'Oro (1997)
  • Econo Series (1997)
  • Scandalo Al Sole [Replay] (1995)
  • 20 Exitos, Vol. 2 (1994)
  • 20 Exitos (1994)
  • All Time Favorites (Fausto Papetti album)|All Time Favorites (1991)
  • Il Mondo Di Papetti (1988)

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