He graduated with honours in percussion instruments under the direction of Franco Campioni at the “Giuseppe Verdi” Conservatoire of Milan, where he also studied composition and graduated in piano. He specialised in vibraphone with David Friedman.
He has performed as soloist with the Angelicum Orchestra of Milan, the Orchestra of the Conservatoire of Graz, the Milan Orchestra of RAI (Italian National Broadcasting Company), the Symphony Orchestra of Sanremo and O.D.A.I.(Italian String Orchestra) and Novosibirsk Philarmonic Society.
He has also performed with some of the leading Italian chamber music seasons such as La Società del Quartetto, Teatro alla Scala and La Società dei Concerti of Milan, Unione Musicale of Turin, Santa Cecilia Academy, Amici della Musica of Perugia, Accademia Chigiana and others, cooperating with top artists as A. Ugorski, M. Brunello, A. Lucchesini, P. De Maria, E. Fisk, G. Carmignola, E.Morricone, G. Sollima.
He is a stedy member of “Sentieri Selvaggi”, conducted by composer Carlo Boccadoro, who has dedicated to him some of his works. With this ensemble has recently recorded an album for the prestigious label Deutsche Grammophone.
Along with his career in classical music he is an extremely active jazz vibraphonist. He has played and recorded with internationally known artists as, among others, P. Fresu, E. Rava, F. Dicastri, M. Negri, G. Gaslini,D. Moroni, L. Schneider, P. Favre, D. Friedman, T. Harrell, P. McCandless, B. Elgart, Reggie Johnson, Alvin Quinn, Dave Liebman, Mike Mainieri, Steve Swallow.
He has been invited to some important jazz festivals such as Umbria Jazz and Roccella Jonica.
He has toured the United States, Mexico, Africa and the Far East.
Splash and Egea are two of the labels that have published some of his recordings.
Presently, he is a resident teacher of percussion instruments at the Conservatoire of Milan.