Francesco Bigoni (1982), shows an early interest in jazz, and takes his first clarinet and saxophone lessons in Ferrara. He attends workshops held by Steve Lacy (1998) and Andy Sheppard (2000), and the "Seminari senesi di Musica Jazz" (two-weeks international masterclasses in Siena, Italy) in 2000, 2001 e 2004. After the 2001edition he has been granted a scholarship for the 13th IASJ (International Association of Schools of Jazz) meeting in Helsinki (2002). He attends the Permanent Workshop held by Stefano Battaglia in Siena  since 2004. In 2006-2007 he writes and performs live music for the play "Metallo", written and performed by Emiliano Pergolari and Michele Bandini and produced by Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria. He plays with Enrico Rava's "Under 21" quintet between 2004 and 2005. He has played in Italy, France, Germany, Slovenia, Finland, Denmark. He has been featured in festivals such as Clusone Jazz, Umbria Jazz - Perugia, Musicus Concentus - Firenze, Modena Jazz Festival, Terni in Jazz, Suoni in Cava - Apricena (FG), Fandango Jazz, Festival La Palma Club (Roma), Carega Jazz Festival Verona, Crossroads - Emilia Romagna, El Garda Rojo - Garda (VR), Lent Festival - Maribor (Slovenia), Gubbio No Borders ñ Gubbio (PG), Young Jazz In Town - Foligno (PG), Umbria Jazz Winter - Orvieto (TR). He has been playing with: Marc Abrams, Ralph Alessi, Pietro Ballestrero, Nelide Bandello, Stefano Battaglia, Walter Beltrami, Paolo Birro, Piero Bittolo Bon, Robert Bonisolo, Roberto Bordiga, Antonio Borghini, Domenico Caliri, Tommaso Cappellato, Max Chiarella, Greg Cohen, Giulio Corini, Daniele D'Agaro, Paolo Damiani, Luca Dell'Anna, Zeno De Rossi, Alessandro Fedrigo, Claudio Filippini, Johannes Fink, Danilo Gallo, Jonathan Gee, Ronny Graupe, Kyle Gregory, Gerhard Gschloessl, Giovanni Guidi, Simone Guiducci, Tristan Honsinger, Aljosa Jeric, Daniel Kinzelman, Christian Lillinger, Joao Lobo, Andrea Lombardini, Giovanni Maier, Emanuele Maniscalco, Edoardo Marraffa, Sebastian Merk, Pasquale Mirra, Alessandro Minetto, Giorgio Pacorig, Walter Paoli, Francesco Ponticelli, Enrico Rava, Stefano Risso, Alfonso Santimone, Daniele Santimone, Enrico Sartori, Beppe Scardino, Federico Scettri, Stefano Senni, Chris Speed, Massimiliano Sorrentini, Achille Succi, Enrico Terragnoli, Diana Torto, The Tiptons, Marco Zanoli, Enzo Zirilli, among others.