He comes from a family dedicated to Jazz since the early 1950s.
He has been artistically attached to the groups of Paolo Fresu, Franco Ambrosetti, Dado Moroni.
Since 2012 he has been the leader, as a talent scout, of his own trio (We Kids Trio) formed by some young Italian talents.
Important overseas collaborations with Clark Terry, Harry Sweet Edison, Buddy De Franco, Johnny Griffin, Cedar Walton, Bob Wilber, Kenny Davern, Miroslav Vitous, Benny Bailey, Jimmy Woode, Tom Harrell, Al Gray, Sir Roland Hanna, Lee Konitz, Ralph Sutton, Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Watson, George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Bob Mintzer, Scott Hamilton, Peter Washington, Steve Grossman, Chuco Valdes, Chico Buarque, Sarah Jane Morris, Randy Brecker, Uri Caine, Gil Goldstein and Joe Lovano.
For years he has supported a constant and recognized teaching commitment, both as a teacher and as author of numerous methods and DVDs on the Jazz drums and brushes. From there comes also his nick name, “Brushman”, as he has been affectionately defined for years by now by the Italian drumming community.