"Cosimo Boni, he of many splendid trumpet solos."
Cosimo Boni is a trumpet player, composer and educator. He was born and raised in the countryside near Florence (Italy) and he is now based in New York.
He started playing trumpet at age 11 and soon after he started taking private lessons at the local school of music.
After falling in love with the sounds of great masters like Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman and Wayne Shorter he moved to Boston,MA to study at Berklee College of Music on a scholarship where he graduated with a Bachelor in Performance and a Master Degree in Contemporary Performance at the prestigious Global Jazz Institute.
During his time in Boston he studied and performed with a lot of different artists like Darren Barrett, Jason Palmer, Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, Terri Lyne Carrington, George Garzone and many others.
Cosimo is now leading his own bands and has performed in venues and festivals in the USA, Italy, Dominican Republic, Spain and Poland