As a professional drummer with over 20 years of experience, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my drum lessons. I take a personalized approach to teaching, working with each student to identify their goals and skill level and creating a customized lesson plan to help them achieve success. Whether you're just starting out or looking to take your playing to the next level, my lessons are designed to be fun, engaging, and effective.
Graduated with full marks in 2012 from the prestigious Civica Scuola di Jazz in Milan curated by masters Enrico Intra and Franco Cerri, specialized in jazz and modern drums under the guidance of Tony Arco, he studied and played with musicians such as Franco Cerri, Franco D'Andrea , Mario Rusca, Lucio Terzano and Marco Vaggi. Previously he took private lessons from internationally renowned teachers such as: Dave Weckl, Marco Volpe, Bruce Becker, Maurizio DeiLazzaretti. In 2007 he attended the Berklee College of Music Summer Program, in 2008 the We Love Jazz summer seminars, and in 2011 the advanced courses of the Siena Jazz Foundation. He has participated in numerous seminars with world-renowned artists, including: Eric Harland, Steve Gadd, JoJo Mayer, Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, Billy Cobham, Jimmy Cobb, Bob Moses, Lenny White... With Jazz, Jazz-Electric, Rock and Pop formations he played among others with Rita Marcotulli, Tom Kirkpatrick, Javier Girotto, Michael Rosen, Francesco Tricarico, Barend Middelhoff, Paola Turci, Andrea Mirò, Mauro Ermanno Giovanardi (La Crus), Nicola Ferro, Mambassa, The Duet, Matteo Brancaleoni, FFM Big Band, Davide Beatino, Freak Antoni (Skiantos), Franco Cerri Guitar Jazz Ensamble, Deborah Bontempi, Pino Torre and at: Open World Jazz Festival Ivrea, Alba Music Festival, Major Tom Club Rome (for the Rai 1 TV series Tutto Can Succedere 2), Attilio Donadio Jazz Festival Cuneo, Break in Jazz Milano, Rassegna San Giuseppe in Jazz Alba, Teatro Toselli Cuneo, Teatro Portici Fossano, Teatro Palazzo di Città Cairo Montenotte, La Sosta Jazz Club Reggio Calabria, La Saletta della Cultura Lecce, Alcatraz Milan, Idroscalo Milan, Le Scimmie Milan, Teatro 89 Milan, Thor – MaNolans – Pompeii – Blu Wales Clubs in Nice (France), Circolo Caprissi Cuneo, Live Tones Naples, Bravo Cafè Bologna, Festival Singer-songwriters of Italy, Teatro Alfieri Asti, Guitar Festival Valle Ossola, Festival Impronte Jazz Acqui Terme, Festival Suoni Del Monviso, Teatro Magda Olivero Saluzzo, Venice Film Festival, Fete de la Sainte Madeleine (France). He has several studio and live recordings to his credit, including the album Grigio Sostenibile by Romi, the album "Human Being" with the Filippo Cosentino Trio Featuring Michael Rosen, the album "From Picnic to Club" by Valentina Gaia containing the song " How Long I Loved You" present in the soundtrack of the film Il Ragazzo Invisibile by Gabriele Salvatores, the album “Lanes” with Fabrizio Bosso on trumpet and Davide Beatino on bass; “Ex-Vuoto” by Lisagenetica, and “Guitar Works” by the Milanese guitarist Oleg Capovani with Stefano Forcella from Modà on bass. He has been teaching drums and ensemble music since 2000.