BIOGRAPHY

STUDY:

I have began playing drums with teachers Nevio Basso and Giorgio Zanier.
In 2005 I graduated at Franco Rossi’s Modern Music Academy (MMA) in Milan.

Then I studied with the Master Skip Hadden (Berklee - Boston), 

then with the Master Bruce Backer for Gravity Tecnique.
I play in different groups with various blues, jazz, fusion

Italian and American musicians with whom I perform in many clubs and festivals in Europe and USA.

PROJECTS:

Habaka & Shakeblues Band.

Mavia Organ Trio.

Road Song Organ Trio.

Cookies Jazz Trio.

Funxy feat. Mavia's Voice.

Mavia's Organ Trio.

Mama's Instinct feat. Habaka.

Rosa Parks Tribute.

 

LIVES:
UMBRIA JAZZ WINTER 2006 - The Snarks (Orvieto).
In 2008 i started working with Adriano Vettore e La Bella Blues Band and the

American singer Habaka Kay Foster Jackson; we performed during various festivals and events like:

RIVER BLUES FESTIVAL (Bergamo).

FOLKEST 2009 (Spilimbergo).

SAN VITO BLUES FESTIVAL 2013.

GAJAZZ 2013 (Camino of Oderzo).
VASCON Festa d’Estate 2016 with Habaka & Shakeblues Band.

IHARTFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL in 2017 – Connecticut – USA. Habaka & Shakeblues Band,

IHARTFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL in 2018 – Connecticut – USA. Habaka & Shakeblues Band,

SUONI DI MARCA  in 2019  - Treviso - Habaka & Shakeblues.

RECORDING:

2007  "IN FUSION" - Alberto Milani.

2011  “OMAGGIO A DUKE ELLINGTON” (Live concert in Treviso) with Piergiorgio Caverzan, Alberto Vianello, Gianluca Carollo, Nicola Bortolanza and Nicola Dal Bò.
2012  “BLUE@” Habaka Kay Foster Jackson e la Bella Blues Band.

2016 “HERITAGE BLUE” with Habaka & Shakeblues Band.

2021"A DIFFERENT KIND OF BLUES" Road Song Trio.

TEACHING:

I teach in music school, drums and afro/cuban percussion, individual and collective lessons at:

Scuola di Musica "Achille Felet"  Cordignano (TV).

NAM lab Azzano Decimo (PN)