Fabrizio Paoletti began his musical career in 1984.
After graduating in Clarinet in Conservatorio di Frosinone, he further proceeded in graduating with honours in Saxophone at the Casella Conservatory of L'Aquila.
Since 1984 he plays baritone saxophone in Quartetto di Sassofoni Accademia, which became a quality standard and a reference point in fact of sound and style in Italy and Europe, playing more than 1,500 concerts, recording 18 compact discs, and promoting the creation of around 70 compositions from important authors such as Ennio Morricone (Blitz, 1995), Vittorio Fellegara (Imaginary Landscape), Franco Manino (Meriggio), Marco Di Bari (Appunti di percorso,Camera Obscura), Aldemaro Romero (Saxomania, Preludio y Quirpa, Fuga con Pajarillo) Teresa Procaccini (Meeting), and many others; he played in world premiere in prestigious locations such as the Saltzburg Mozarteum, Biennale di Venezia, MACBA in Barcelona, the CNSM in Paris, the Palau de la Música in , the Bellas Artes Center of Madrid, the Teresa Carreno theater in Caracas, Ted Mann Theater in Minneapolis, the Philharmonie in Luxemburg. He has also played for important cultural institutions and festivals such as Filarmonica di Bologna, Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti di Roma, Nuova Consonanza, Società dei concerti B.Barattelli de l'Aquila, the Aspekte Festival in Salzburg, the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Filarmonica Laudamo di Messina, Toronto Down-Town Jazz Festival, 2011 Wintergreen Music Festival in Virginia, and many others.
He took part to 5 world saxophone congresses such as: Tokyo 1988 (where Quartetto di Sassofoni Accademia were the only invited Italian quarted), Pesaro 1992 (playing a worldwide premiere of Sergio Prodigo’s 9th Concert), Valencia 1997 (worldwide premiere of Ricci Signorini’s Concerto), Toronto 2000 (Aldemaro Romero’s Quartetto Latinoamericano) Mineapolis 2003 (Lovreglio’s Concerto).
He played more than 80 tours worldwide: Germany, Netherlands, United States, France, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, Swiss, Hungary, Finland, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Japan, Canada, Venezuela, Brazil, Malta, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Albania, Ethiopia, Luxenbourg, Moldova, Korea, Denmark, Czech Republic.
Also active as a soloist and instrumentalist, he played in orchestras such as Accademia di S.Cecilia, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra Virginia, the Spanish Mediterraneo symphony orchestra, Ukrainian State ORchestra, National MOldavian Philarmonic Orchestra, Kiev’s Strings, Orquesta Sinfonica del Carabobo (Valencia-Venezuela), Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra, Solisti Aquilani, the Lirico Sinfonica Internazionale in Lanciano, Sinfonica di Sanremo, Sinfonica Marchigiana, Sinfonica Abruzzese, Sinfonica di Bari, Orchestra del Teatro di Messina, Philarmonia Veneta, B .Marcello Chamber Orchestra and many more. He moreover plays in camera ensambles, executing and recording works such as Webern's Quartet, Walton’s Façade, Sestetto Mistico e settimino di Villa Lobos, as well as several contemporary works.
He collaborated with important musicians such as Claude Delangle, Bruno Canino, Massimiliano Damerini, Luisa Castellani, Alda Caiello, Michele Placido, Cristina Zavalloni, Patrick Gallois, Giuseppe Garbarino, Mauro Maur.
He recorded music for RAI,, Radio France, Radio Croata, Radiotelevisione Capodistria, and other radio broadcasting companies worldwide.
He collaborated to the Hommage à Sax compact disc (with Claude Delangle), to whom Radio France has dedicated the documentary L'Immaginaire de Sax, during the 100th anniversary of the inventor’s passing, held at the Musée des l'Invalides in May 1994.
He is a saxophone teacher at the Conservatorio J.Tomadini in Udine. He holds courses and master classes in Spain, Denmark, Venezuela, United States, Slovenia, Albania. Turkey, Latvia, France ( (Parigi, Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique), Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia, and Italy. He is regularely invited to take part as a member of the jury for musical competitions in Italy, France, Slovenia, Latvia. His students are winners of concourses in prizes in Italy and abroad.
He was awarded the prestigious Premio Scanno XXXIV Edition for his long career.