Francesco Santucci was born in Rome, Italy on April 21, 1939. A trumpet player, at the age of 17 he performed in a Jazz Festival in Rome, but his first experiences of any real importance was had a year later in the Modern Jazz Gang; a Roman octet which he is still a member of. He formed a serious musical preparation with his trumpet studies and composition under the guidance of private maestros. In an opinion survey recently done by the readers of the magazine "Jazz di ieri e di oggi" (yesterday's and today's Jazz) he was ranked fourth among the Italian trumpet players.
SANTUCCI, Francesco (aka Cicci Santucci) [4/21/1939, Rome, Lazio, Italy - ] – composer, arranger, songwriter, musician (saxophone).
Once Upon a Time in the Wild Wild West - 1973
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