Renato D'Aiello

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Renato D’Aiello
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Renato D’Aiello in 2006
Background information
Origin Naples, Italy
Genres Jazz, Contemporary jazz
Occupation(s) Saxophonist, teacher
Instruments Alto saxophone, Tenor saxophone
Years active 1986–present
Labels Spotlite Records, 33 Records
Website Official Page

Renato D'Aiello is an Italian saxophonist resident in London, United Kingdom.[1]

He started his professional career playing with Giovanni Tommaso's big band for a television programme in Italy. In 1987, Renato received a scholarship from the Berklee College of Music.[1]

Since October 2003 D'Aiello has been saxophone teacher at Sherborne School, Dorset.[2]


Like Someone in Love (2000)[edit]

Like Someone in Love was recorded with Damon Brown and features seven songs, amongst them well-known titles like Like Someone in Love and I Remember You.[3]

Introducing (2001)[edit]

Introducing, also labelled as Renato D’Aiello Euro All Stars feat. Phil Lee was released in the United Kingdom on October 22, 2001. The Spotlite-Jazz-published CD features Nicola Muresu (bass), Sebastian de Krom (drums), Phil Lee (guitar), Gary Husband (piano), and Mark Bassey (trombone).

Sintetico (2007)[edit]

Sintetico, which was recorded on November 17, 2005 at Fishmarket Studio, London, was first published in the United Kingdom on January 7, 2007 by 33 Jazz Records.

It was produced by Paul Jolly, mastered by Francesco Gorini and mixed by Dave Wooster. Bass was played by Nicola Muresu, drums by Keith Copeland and piano by Andrea Pozza.

Sintetico does not only contain songs by well-known artists like Charles Mingus (Ellington's Sound of Love) or Frank Loesser (If I Should Lose You), but also tracks written by Muresu (Sintetico and Spite) and D’Aiello (Never Doubt and Be Nice).


D’Aiello appeared on several tracks and releases such as


On June 19, 2007, Renato D’Aiello was interviewed about his album Sintetico by BBC Radio Ulster’s Jazz moderator Walter Love.

He was featured in several articles in The Guardian[4] and The Observer as well as on The Guardians website, and the website of the Oxford Times.


  1. ^ a b Renato D’Aiello. "biography". Retrieved 2007-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Teaching and Workshops". Retrieved June 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Renato D'Aiello, Like Someone In Love - 49m 40s". TagTuner. Retrieved 2007-07-28. 
  4. ^ Fordham, John (16 March 2007). "Renato D'Aiello, Sintetico". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 

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