Fabrizio Puglisi is a pianist and composer. In 1987 he began studying at DAMS (Department of Art, Music and Performing Arts) in Bologna, where he currently lives. In 1995 he graduated with honors, writing a thesis about Cecil Taylor. From 1997 to 2003 he spent long periods of time in Amsterdam, where he collaborated with such musicians as Tristan Honsinger, Han Bennink, Ernst Glerum, Ab Baars, Sean Bergin, Ernst Reijseger, Tobias Delius, and the Tetzepi big band.
He has collaborated with, among others, Steve Lacy, Louis Sclavis, Lester Bowie, Don Moye, David Murray, Hamid Drake, John Zorn, Don Byron, William Parker, Butch Morris, Kenny Wheeler, Enrico Rava, George Russell, Dave Liebman, Ronnie Cuber, Michel Godard, Deus Ex Machina, Roy Paci, Alvin Curran, Mark Dresser, Paolo Fresu, Steve Grossman, Flavio Boltro, Cristina Zavalloni, Gianluca Petrella, Italian Instabile Orchestra, Keith Tippett, Gunter Sommer, Mattias Schubert, Alfio Antico. The dutch big band Tetzepi commissioned three pieces (Tricofobia, Il Satiro, and Survivors of the 00 age) which were recorded in the cds Crush and Seed. Fabrizio has played in festivals in the United States, Canada, Spain, Germany, Norway, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco, and Mexico. He has recorded more than fifty CDs for American, British, Dutch, Spanish and Italian labels.