His grandfather was an opera singer at the Scala de Milano whereas his father,Gerard Badini, is a well known sax player & conductor thanks to his work with Duke Ellington, Stan Getz, Dee Dee Bridgewater, among others.
As a teenager, Jerome Badini discovered Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Miles Davis & James Brown.
He has composed music for advertising (Nescafé, Kellogg's, Canadian Airlines, ...) & TV series.
Then, house music from Chicago invaded Paris...
Fueled on Maceo Parker & Bennie Maupin, Jerome Badini created his own style: Electro-Sax! A powerhouse sound, terse & hypnotic, the sax is a trancemaker in his hands.
He's been acclaimed performing live with DJ-producers Little Louie Vega (in New York), Derrick May (in Ibiza) & DJ Sneak (in Paris).
In 2001, through Dimitri From Paris, Jerome met with Alexkid. Together, they composed the ballad Trindade for Trip Do Brasil (Rhytmix / Sony).
In 2002, with David Duriez, he recorded the famous Get On Down (2020 Vision).
In 2004, he has composed & produced " Round The Clock " (Super Bad Trax), a 12 track journey.
This album takes us to the enchanted world of Super Bad, the tenor sax adventurer, who guides us through a day of musical reverie & conquest, all throbbing with that energy many claim, but few possess: Swing!
In 2006, he has worked with his father's orchestra for the first time, mixed & produced Scriabin's Groove to set six Alexander Scriabin piano pieces opposite their transpositions into the idiom of jazz. This album has been unanimously acclaimed in the press & awarded.
In 2007, Jean-Philippe Audin (VideoCello), Jerome Badini (ElectroSax) & Judith Darmont (VideoKeyboard) have launched MovieSonic,
a multimedia band that blends electro-jazz, classical music & video-art. On stage, they mix music, photo & video triggered through their digitally enhanced instruments.
In 2009, Jerome has composed an interactive work of art for bone marrow donation (Agence de la Biomedecine), then created a music design for Ladies First Chronograph (Patek Philippe) & Francilien (new SNCF train)...