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A short, intense and ironic piece for sax by only one of the greatest Italian saxophonists for a contemporary music derived from free jazz.

«There is a note that gradually turns into another, keeping its specific identity. The one and the many. Pomegranate, a fruit inside which there is multiplicity».


Eugenio Colombo


for saxophone


Score + MP3

Technical indications in Italian and English


pages 8

price 12,00

size cm 23,5×31, staple

Saxophone Collection series

ISBN 978-88-31274-57-9




  • The piece of about 5-6 minutes is meant for any kind of saxophone in solo.
  • Reproduction of the author’s manuscript for a more direct understanding of the compositional style.
  • Extended techniques such as multiphonics and slep tonguing are used without overshadowing the musicality of the instrument.
  • Excellent test bed for the extension of the study of extended techniques.
  • Effective concert piece and exam.
  • Intermediate-advanced executive level.


Listen to the song Melagrana”performed by the author


Reader profile

  • saxophonists
  • contemporary music performers
  • concert artists of contemporary jazz
  • saxophone teachers
  • Students who are graduating in saxophone at Conservatories


Author’s profile

Eugenio Colombo, saxophonist, flautist, Roman composer. Initially self-taught, he then graduated in Saxophone at the Frosinone Conservatory. He is one of the best known Italian saxophonists in the European jazz and creative improvisation area. He has collaborated with Giancarlo Schiaffini, Giovanna Marini, Anthony Braxton, Demetrio Stratos, Misha Mengelberg, Bruno Tommaso, Steve Lacy, Cecil Taylor, Martin Joseph. He is one of the founder of the Italian Instabile Orchestra: He has composed for solo instruments, saxophone quartet, string trio, big band, brass band with improvising soloists. He taught Saxophone and History of Jazz in the Conservatories of Rome and Matera. He is currently a teacher at the Frosinone Conservatory.

Additional information

Weight 0.070 kg