BIOGRAPHY

"We don't have to show how good we are, but let's show how beautiful the music is!"
Born in 1974, began studying the trumpet at the age of 10 in with the wind band of the town. He attended high school and then the Conservatory of Music in Milan, graduating brilliantly  in 1994.
 
The following year he won the audition for the Italian Youth Orchestra (with Master Roger Bobo for the brass section).
 
Then begins a successful career that led him to perform in major Italian theaters and on tour in different continents, working with various prestigious symphony orchestras and theaters, with famous conductors.
 
Same time began to improve himself with Andrea Giuffredi, Emilio Soana, Allen Vizzutti, David Short, Jimmy Owens, Mike Applebaum.
 
He then works in the most important musical italian productions (over 1300 performances), televisions (about 100 live show) and recording studios.
He currently teach Trumpet at Liceo Musicale "Suardo" in Bergamo.
Since 2017 he's a Yamaha Performing Artist.

EXPERIENCE

Classical Music
  • Chamber music (soloist with orchestra, brass ensemble, trumpet and organ).
  • Collaborations with del following orchestras: Orchestra Giovanile Italiana, Orchestra Filarmonica di Udine, Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma, Sanremo Festival Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, Orchestra del Teatro Coccia di Novara, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, Orchestra “Cantelli” di Milano, Orchestra Accademia Concertante d'Archi di Milano, Orchestra Sinfonica di Savona, Orchestra dell'Ente Musicale Trapanese, Orchestra Civica di Fiati di Milano, Omnia Symphony Orchestra.
  • Collaborations with the following conductors: C.M. Giulini, A. Nanut, P. Maag, G. Rath, A. Pinzauti, D. Renzetti, J. Kalmar, M. De Bernart, F. Monica, A. Monetti, G. Bizzarro, M. Benaglia, P. Belloli, V.Tempera, P. Caruso, R. Serio, Bruno Santori V. Latorre, V. Chiaravalle, D. Basso...
  • Tours and concerts in Italy,witzerland,Spain,France,Germany,Austria,Liban,Thailand, USA. 

 

Jazz

  • Ensemble from duo to quintet, many big band and small band for events and convenctions.
  • Since 2014: The Big Band Theory as founder.

  • 2016: musical campus on combo jazz and improvvisation in Simplon, Switzerland.

  • 2007/09: Tribute To West Side Story a latin-jazz version with Dave Grusin’s arrangiaments (Blue Note of Milano). • 2003/05: Alfredo Rey’s Orchestra.
  • 1997/98: Milan's Civica Big Band (Enrico Intra conductor).

Musical (over 1300 performances)

  • Mary Poppins (2018 Milano Teatro Nazionale) - WEC World Entertainment Company.
  • Newsies (2015 Milano Teatro Nazionale) - Bags Entertainment.
  • Saturday Night Fever (2012 Milano Teatro Nazionale, Stage Entertainment, directed by Carline Brouwer).
  • Cats (2009/10/11 italian tour - Compagnia della Rancia directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • High School Musical (2008, Milano - Compagnia della Rancia directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • Fame (2003/04 Italian national tour - L’artistica, directed by Saccomandi and Perego).
  • Guys and dolls (2002,Trieste - Compagnia della Rancia, directed by Fabrizio Angelini).
  • Nights On Broadway (2002, Milano, a musical gala directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo).
  • Evita (2002 Italian national tour - Planet Musical directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo).
  • Saturday Night Fever (2001 Italian national tour, Milano Teatro Nazionale, 2002 Roma Teatro Sistina, Planet Musical, directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo).
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (2000 and 2004 Italian national tour, 2002 and 2003 Milano Teatro Nazionale, with Carl Anderson, Planet Musical, directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo).
  • My Fair Lady (2000/01 Milano Teatro Nazionale, Roma Teatro Olimpico, Planet Musical, directed by Massimo Romeo Piparo).
  • Dance (2000,Trieste,Verona, Compagnia della Rancia, directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • Sugar (2000, Milano Palavobis, Compagnia della Rancia, directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • Hello Dolly (1999,Trieste Sala Tripcovich, Milano 2000 Palavobis Musical Village, 2001 Roma Teatro Sistina, Musical Italia, directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • Seven Brides For Seven Brother (1998/99 Roma Teatro Sistina, Milano Teatro Nuovo and Teatro Smeraldo, Compagnia della Rancia, directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • A Chorus Line (1998 Milano Teatro Nazionale, Compagnia della Rancia, directed by Saverio Marconi).
  • Grease (1997/98/99, Milano Teatro Nuovo and Palavobis Musical Village, Roma Teatro Sistina e Palagrease, Musical Italia, directedby Saverio Marconi). 

Television (about 100 live show)

  • 2016, Rai 2: Stasera casa Mika (1 episode). Orchestra conducted by Valeriano Chiaravalle.
  • 2013, Radio Italia TV, Video Italia: Radio Italia Live - Concerto from Piazza Duomo Milano (special guest: Zucchero, Ramazzotti,Venditti, Stadio, Raf, Nek,Amoroso, Negrita, Mengoni, Cremonini, Fibra. With Sanremo Festival Orchestra conducted by Bruno Santori.
  • 2012, Radio Italia TV, Video Italia and Italia 1: Radio Italia Live - Concerto per il 30° anniversario from Piazza Duomo Milano (special guest: Morandi, Pausini, Ferro, P. Daniele,Antonacci, D’Alessio,Tatangelo, Pezzali, Negrita, Modà. With Sanremo Festival Orchestra conducted by Bruno Santori.
  • 2011, Canale 5: Stasera che sera (2 episodes) conducted by Max Longhi.
  • 2010, Rai 3: Che tempo che fa (1 episode) special guest: Phil Collins.
  • 2009, Rai 1: 59° Festival di Sanremo. (5 episodes) conducted by Bruno Santori. Special guest: Burt Bacharach.
  • 2008/09, Italia 1: Saturday Night Live (19 episodes) conducted by Carlo Gargioni.
  • 2008, Radio Italia Television (SAT 858): "Musicamore" concert with Omnia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bruno Santori at Auditorium "Dal Verme" in Milano. Special guest: Nomadi, Pooh, Stadio, Lucio Dalla, Albano, Ivana Spagna, Francesco Facchinetti, Daniele Battaglia...
  • 2007, La7: Crozza Italia (1 episode) by Maurizio Crozza with Silvano Belfiore’s Band.
  • 2007, Canale 5 and Video Italia: Buon compleanno Radio Italia from Datch Forum of Assago (special guest: Andrea Bocelli, Claudio Baglioni, Renato Zero, Tiziano Ferro, Pooh, Morandi, Gigi D’Alessio, Nek, Luca Carboni, Raf, Le Vibrazioni, Alex Britti, Marco Masini, Nomadi, Umberto Tozzi, Ron, Enrico Ruggeri, Mango, Edoardo Bennato, Stadio, Michele Zarrillo, Gianluca Grignani).With Omnia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bruno Santori.
  • 2006, Italia 1: Saturday Night Live (9 episodes) conducted by Carlo Gargioni.
  • 2005, Rai 1: L'anno che verrà, (1 episode) live from Rimini, conducted by Leonardo De Amicis.
  • 2005, Rai 1: 50 canzonissime (2 episodes) with Carlo Conti, conducted by Leonardo De Amicis.
  • 2005, Rai 2: Nights On Broadway and Garda On Broadway (2 musicl show) with Tiberio Timperi and Paola Ferrari (special guest: Massimo Ranieri, Gino Paoli, Lucio Dalla, Dolcenera, Antonella Ruggero, Neri per caso, i Pooh, Bob Simon, Giampiero Ingrassia), conducted by Emanuele Friello.
  • 2005, Rai 1: Castrocaro Terme Music Festival with Massimo Giletti and Luisa Corna. Conducted by Michele Contesi.
  • 2005, Rai 2: Jesus Christ Superstar (Garda... che musical!) with Tiberio Timperi and Paola Ferrari from Salò.
  • 2005, Rai 2: Music Farm with Simona Ventura (special guest: Iva Zanicchi, Fausto Leali, Dolcenera, Francesco Baccini, Mariella Nava, Mietta ...) conducted by Leonardo De Amicis.
  • 2005, Italia 1: Lo spaccanoci special guest with Alfredo Rey’s Orchestra.
  • 2004, Rai 2: Disney Club special guest with Alfredo Rey’s Orchestra.
  • 2003, Canale 5, Passaparola (3 episodes) conducted by Luca Orioli.
  • 2003, Rai 1: Sognando Las Vegas with Luisa Corna (special guest: Dionne Warwick, Massimo Ranieri, conducted by Vince Tempera).
  • 2002, Rete 4: Bravo bravissimo with Mike Bongiorno from the Novara Opera House (with Albano,Tullio De Piscopo, Ricchi e poveri, conducted by Pino Perris).
  • 2000, Rai: Concerto per il Giubileo 2000 from the Rome Opera House, conducted by Renato Serio. Special guest: Josè Carreras.
  • 2000, Rai 3: 100 anni di Lazio with Pippo Baudo from the Rome Opera House, conducted by Pippo Caruso.
  • 1999, Rai 1: C'era un ragazzo with Gianni Morandi (special guest: Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini, Whitney Houston, conducted by Leonardo De Amicis)  
Trumpet Teacher
  • Since 2010 I teach Trumpet at Liceo Musicale "Suardo" in Bergamo (Italy). Many students are winners of national and international music competitions. In 2014 I founded The Big Band Theory and since then the big band has won many national competitions. Since 2016 I have made a concert to celebrate the Jazzday sponsored by UNESCO and since then the school is part of the national network of UNESCO schools.
Publications
I published over 300 arrangements.