He currently plays in various musical projects such as Vertical, Polar for the Masses and Arianna Antinori. Drummer at the Share music academy, let’s get to know him in this interview with the QuadriProject:
1) How did you approach music? how was your passion born?
I think I was unconsciously captured since the first months of my existence. Both my parents are passionate about music, my mother is a rocker who has weaned me since I was in the cradle with the radio still on, my father is more on the classic, he plays the piano as a hobby. I remember that when I was about 7/8 years old he made me listen to the greatest hits from the Beatles, (a band that I appreciate to this day), for me it was a real revelation, I don’t want to exaggerate, but it’s as if from that moment I understood my purpose in this life.
2) Was it easy to follow this passion for you, or did you have difficulty? If yes, which ones?
Since it is true love more than passion, I have never encountered great difficulties. Perhaps during certain phases of study but there is more a question of sacrifice. Here, since the battery is not a suitable instrument to play in an apartment when I didn’t have a rehearsal room where I could practice, that was a difficulty but fortunately, it didn’t last long.
3) What is your biggest success? And what made you most happy?
It is difficult to establish what is meant by success in this historical period … I have played and played with musically excellent people, I have travelled so many stages + or – important, I am constantly enjoying many small satisfactions that give me confidence for the future and this is already a success, if you intend to play at madison square garden or anything like that, for now, I’m not on the waiting list.
4) Have you collaborated with other successful artists? important collaborations?
I reiterate that for me all the collaborations on and off-site are important, probably when I worked in the Mistonocivo, where I had the opportunity to work with the producer Nicolò Fragile and the sound engineer Celeste Frigo playing with the masters Peter Soave and Alberto De Meis. I am currently in contact with a very important guitarist on national territory for concerts but for now, I am not unbalanced.
5) In the course of your career in the world of music, do you understand what people like or understand it is like the search for the sacred Grail?
I don’t think it is a question of searching for the sacred Grail, after years of concerts I realized that for any social class, political, registry extraction, the public is looking for emotion. It is up to the musician to know how to communicate it by hitting the listener with a strong impact that remains within him.
6) What do you think about today’s music scene?
A few lines are not enough to answer this question carefully. Basically I think that right now we are experiencing a “generational” change, a musician has so many colours from his palette, perhaps too many, so the difficulty is to be careful not to produce a “soup”, and at the same time not even fall into banality reproducing things already heard and resentful 1000 times. I believe that the process of globalization and sound contamination that we are experiencing has not yet reached its final state.
7) What does music mean to you?
It means everything! I carried out various tasks in my life before seriously deciding to dive into it, from the factory worker to the office clerk but every time I suffered from a severe sore in Africa. I didn’t realize it right away, living in the alienating mentality of the North East that I could have survived like this, in fact, to try to be up to the situation I attended a considerable academic path, but it was stronger than me and it is clear, I don’t consider myself to have arrived at all, the road is long and winding, all the more so now that the competition between musicians is fierce.