Born in Rimini on September 4, 1965
Graduated Geometra in 1985
Graduated from the Conservatory of Cesena in Trumpet in 1989.
He begins the studies of Trumpet Jazz with Marco Tamburini
From 1989 to 1991 he studied Jazz at the Conservatory Superior (after the admission exam)
Of Rotterdam (Netherlands) where he attended the courses of:
Trumpet, Classical / Jazz
Participate in the Masterclass held by Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Pass,
Plays at the North Sea Jazz Festival with the big band of the Rotterdam Conservatory directed by Bob Brookmeyer (director of the Rotterdam Conservatory in ‘1990)
In 1993 he returned to Italy and won the 1st Berklee College of Music prize at Umbria Jazz ’93.
In 1994 he was named as the first trumpet in the orchestra of “Paese degli Specchi” directed by Bruno Tommaso in Bologna and began his musical collaborations with Italian Jazzists:
Roberto Rossi, Massimo Manzi, Paolo Ghetti, Fabio Petretti, Marco Tamburini, Stefano Travaglini, Stefano Paolini, Stefano de Bonis, Jimmy Villotti, Achille Succi, Gianluca Petrella, Fabrizio Bosso,
He plays with numerous big bands with Bruno Tommaso, Dino Siani, Henghel Gualdi, Paolo Zavallone, Jesolo big band, Lino Patruno all stars, Color Big Band, Meldola Jazz Band, RJO big band
Since 1994 he has founded with FedericoTassani, Marco Vienna, Gaspare Tirincanti, Gianfranco Verdini, Paride Pagliarani and Caravan Petrol Band, with whom he performs until 2004 for an unprecedented number of concerts in jazz festivals and music reviews. (Over 200 concerts)
Since 1995 he regularly plays in orchestras and television bands (RAI, MEDIASET) where he collaborates with masters until 2002:
Peppe Vessicchio, Renato Serio, Vince Tempera, Sante Palumbo, Demo Baskets
He collaborates with numerous Italian and foreign pop / jazz artists including:
Ornella Vanoni, Antonella Ruggiero, Andra Bocelli, Giorgia, Ivana Spain, Andrea Mingardi, POOH, Alex Britti, Fausto Leali, Gigi D’alessio, Rich and Poor, Lucio Dalla
She sang on European tour with:
Gloria Gaynor from 1995 to 2002
Gibson Brothers 1999
Kid Creole & the coconuts. 2000
Festivalbar 1996 with The Cure, Phil Collins.
He worked in musicals: