Born in Verona (Italy) starts playing drums at the age of eleven
At eighteen works as pro with dance bands over Finland, Norway,
Germany and Switzerland
Studies drums with teachers Giorgio Salgarelli, Valerio Abeni,
Franco Rossi, Alfredo Golino and Lele Melotti
In the 80’s joins the band of blues guitarist Rudy Rotta working all
over Europe together with Love Lee (Muddy Waters pianist)
Karen Carroll and Lousiana Red
In the 90’s forms the rock trio Charlie and the Cats with Charlie
Cinelli and Alan Farrington
Works as session player with several recording artists like
Bernardo Lanzetti (PFM) Bobby Solo and Bruno Lauzi
In 1994 is in the band “De Iure” winning as best italian act in the
Yamaha “Music Quest” 3rd edition (Japan)
Other important collaborations are :
Alberto Fortis, Kelly Joice, Paola e Chiara, Omar Pedrini, Tempo
Rei, T.M. Stevens(T.Turner)Steve Logan(M.Petrucciani)
James Burton(E.Presley) Johnny Hiland, Tommy Emmanuel and
John Jorgenson(Elton John, B.Streisand)
In 2012 plays with Andy Timmons in Vicenza (Italy) in 2013 and
at the Guitar Town Festival in Copper Mountain (Colorado) with
guitarists John Jorgenson, Daniel Donato, Roy Hoffman, Carl
Verheyen (Supertramp) and Robben Ford (M.Davis, Yellow