ABOUT
Background

He began playing the piano at 7, following classical music and ragtime studies with the M° Barbara Martellini.
He studied jazz, among others, with Ramberto Ciammarughi, Claudio Colasazza, Antonio Faraò, Maurizio Giammarco, Aaron Golberg, Eric Legnini, Dado Moroni, Pierpaolo Principato, Domenico Sanna, Amedeo Tommasi, Adriano Urso and Marco Valeri.
He has performed at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Casa Del Jazz, Fara Music Jazz Festival and he regularly plays in the best jazz clubs in Rome and in various European cities such as Brussels, Den Haag, Leiden and Maastricht.
He followed masterclasses and courses with Kenny Barron, Fabrizio Bosso, Paolo Fresu, Roberto Gatto, Rosario Giuliani, Kevin Hays, Greg Hutchinson, Charis Ioannou, Joe La Barbera, Shai Maestro, Ray Mantilla, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Reuben Rogers, Marcello Rosa, Ameen Saleem, Mark Turner and others.
From 2017 he is a teacher in the Saint Louis College of Music.

Awards

2010 | Concorso “Giovanemusica” – Roma
2013 | Two years scholarship in Saint Louis College of Music – Roma
2014 | “Fara Music Jazz Live” award (With No Trio For Cats) – Fara in Sabina (RI)
2014 | Finalist “Premio Chicco Bettinardi” (With No Trio For Cats) – Piacenza
2014 | Finalist “European Jazz Contest” (With No Trio For Cats) – Maastricht
2016 | Finalist “Vittoria Rotary Jazz Award” – Vittoria (RG)

Education

2009 | Licenza di Teoria e Solfeggio – Conservatorio di Musica di Perugia
2013 | Bachelor Degree in Economy – Università degli Studi “Roma Tre”
2016 | Bachelor Degree in Jazz Piano (110/110 cum laude) – Saint Louis College of Music – Roma
2018 | Master Degree in Jazz Piano (110/110 e lode) – Conservatorio di Musica “Santa Cecilia” – Roma

Collaborations

Aldo Bassi, Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano Cantarano, Jay Clayton, Mike Field, Paolo Fresu, Maurizio Giammarco, Rosario Giuliani, Greg Hutchinson, Eric Ineke, Simon Rigter, Reuben Rogers, Ameen Saleem, Gegè Telesforo, Lenny White and others.

Recordings

2015 | The Chicken in Love – No Trio For Cats (Emme Record Label)
2019 | Istante – Riccardo Federici Quartet (AlfaMusic)