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One of the most famous guitarist and composer in Italy, a “cross” and eclectic musician, who collaborates with many ensambles and soloists with different backgrounds; his projects space from latin to jazz, from electronic to avant-garde music, with special attention to an years-old guitar solo project. His influences can be found in classical and jazz music, as well as ethnic and progressive rock.
His discography nowadays counts 33 titles, of which 6 for guitars only.
For years he has been pointed as one of the best Italian guitarists, in referendums such as Top Jazz of “Musica Jazz” and the Jazz It Awards of “JazzIt”. Moreover, he boasts a number of renowned collaborations with jazz musicians and artists of the latin world as: Enrico Rava, Miroslav Vitous, Ralph Towner, Javier
Girotto, Septeto Nacional Ignazio Pinero, Orchestra Elio Reve, John Surman, Tim Berne, Alexander Balanescu, Roberto Gatto, Enten Eller, Calixto Oviedo, GIovanni Palombo, Claudio Lodati, Daniele Di Bonaventura, Antonello Salis, Emanuele Parrini, Garrison Fewel, Achille Succi, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Stefano Senni, Max De Aloe, Claudio Cojaniz, Zlatcko Kaucic, Giovanni Maier, Lauro Rossi, Paolo Vinaccia, Enzo Favata and many others…
Adding the work of teaching to his concerts, he gives advanced courses at Ivrea’s Music Studio and organizes very appreciated summer stages. He also translated some seminars of Scott Henderson and Ferenc Snetberger.
Many radio and TV programs hosted him or transmitted his music: “Fahrenheit” Rai 3 , “Otto e mezzo” La 7, “Battiti” Rai 3, “Piazza Verdi” Rai 3, Radio Montecarlo, Rai stereo notte. In addition he gave interviews to various Italian and international music magazines.
He took part in a great number of important festivals in Europe, Russia, Africa and USA: “Artisan Guitar Show” (Pennsylvania), “Universi jazz Valladolid” (Spain), “ Jvc” (Russia), “Beograd Jazz Festival” (Serbia), “Smeltedighelen” (Norway),“Alliance Francaise”(Ghana), “ Chur Festival” (Switzerland), “Palais des congres Lome” (Togo). And in Italy: “Madame Guitar”, “Musica sulle bocche”, “Galliate Guitar Master”, “EuroJazz Festival Ivrea”, “Padova jazz Festival”, “Atelier della Musica”, “Latino Americando”, “Un Paese a 6 corde”, “Casa del jazz”, “Udine Jazz”, “ SudTirol jazz Fest”, “Clusone jazz festival”, “Extra festival”, “Jazz Groove”, “Acoustic Francia Corta”, “La fabbrica del jazz”, “CHAMOISic 2017”, “Torino Jazz Festival”, “Iseo Jazz Festival”, “Sile Jazz”, “Fano Jazz Festival”, “GLB Sound Jazz Festival”, “Teate Winter Festival”, “Novara Jazz”.
He publish a guitar method with (distr. ed. Curci) and collaborates with the magazine “Chitarra Acustica”.