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BIO

drummer/educator

BIO

He started his training at the age of 13 as a self-taught. Afterwards he studied with Maxx Furian. He attended the conservatory “Nicolini” of Piacenza with Stefano Bagnoli where he specialized in the use of brushes.

During his training he attended several clinics and masterclass with Dave Weckl, Jojo Mayer, Horacio “el Negro” Hernandez, Christian Meyer and Paolo Fresu. His drumming technique is characterized by deep study of the snare drum and a solid preparation in traditional jazz. His idols are Gene Krupa, Papa Jo Jones, Buddy Rich, Louie Bellson and Jeff Hamilton. Since 2007 he has been working as a drummer with different types of formation such as trio and big band.

He worked also with Felix Peikli, Joseph Doubleday, Gunhild Carling, Alfredo Ferrario, Paolo Tomelleri, Roberto Piccolo, Mauro Porro, Red Pellini, Guido Giacomini, Francesco Grillo, Valerio Della Fonte Carmelo Tartamella, Ronnie Jones.