Born in Milan he started studying drums at the age of 16 . In the early 90’s he moved his first steps in the professional career ,working with several musicians ( ranging from rock to jazz, latin and funk) of the “Milanese” area ,performing in many clubs such as Capolinea, Scimmie, Tangram, not to mension many other venues around italy and abroad . He also appeared in several tv programs.
In 1996 after achieving a scholarship, he moved to the U.S. to attend BERKLEE College of Music.
During four years of staying he has collaborated with many bands touring several places around the states.
Berklee has been very important for his musical education, he had the chance to study with drummers such as KENWOOD DENNARD, CASEY SCHEUERELL, ED URIBE, STEVE WILKES, JAMEY HADDAD, DAVE DICENSO, and many others.
At the end of the year 2000 he moved back to Italy where he begun to work as a drum teacher for several schools in northern Italy.
Since then he has been working for recording sessions and live performances ,all over Italy, Europe and U.S.A. playing in various projects, and many diffrent styles of music.
Main collaborations :
John Patitucci, Claudio Baglioni, Joey De Francesco, Attilio Zanchi, Massimo Moriconi, Janek Gwizdala, Billy Branch, Danilo Rea, Paolo Fresu, Giovanni Tommaso, Kim Brown, Dodi Battaglia, Biagio Coppa, Gabriele Orsi, Beppe Caruso, Stefano Carrara, Alan Scaffardi,, Leonardo Caligiuri ... and many others...