Born in Nice, France, in 1993, Adrien Losco studied classical music from an early age (playing cello, studying harmony) before to integrate professionnaly the French Riviera’s jazz scene from the age of 16, on bass and saxophone.
He moved to Amsterdam in 2013 to expend his musical horizons and entered the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, within wich he got to learn with musicians such as Ben van Gelder, Jasper Blom, Simon Rigter or Joris Roelofs, and from wich he graduated in 2017 from a double bachelor in jazz saxophone and electric bass and in 2019 from a Master degree in jazz saxophone.
During this years he worked on integrating the Dutch jazz scene and developping his musical identity. He participated in various projects beside working with his band (Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Uldis Vitols Sextet, Little Olifant…) and got the opportunity to perform in places such as the “Bimhuis”, “Meer Jazz Festival”, “Amsterdam Jazz Fest”, “Doek Festival” or the “North Sea Jazz Festival”. Through his big band experience, he got the chance to work on projects featuring the greatest jazz musicians, such as Alex Sipiagin, John and Gerald Clayton, Bob Mintzer, Ben Wendell, Seamus Blake and many others. During his studies at the CvA, he also got the opportunity to learn from the greatest masters such as Barry Harris, Dick Oatts or Terell Stafford.
He obtained the “Best Soloist Price” from the “Keep An Eye International Jazz Competition” in 2019 in Amsterdam.
He played a couple of tours abroad, with his own projets and as a sideman, including several tours in Greece in 2017 (Thessaloniki, Corfu, Kozani Jazz Festival), South Korean tours in 2018 and 2019, and got to play in several other european countries as well.
Meeting Jimmy Halperin in 2019 (one of the heaviest “Tristano follower” that has ever been), they started collaborating on writing a book about Lennie Tristano’s conceptions and practices.
He released his first album as a leader “Adrien Losco Quartet : Réflexions” in september 2019 under the parisian label “Jazz Family”.