was never bothered by a song stuck in his head. He welcomed
what seemed to plague everyone else.
This passion for music has taken him on a journey of
over twenty years playing, teaching, recording, and touring
internationally. Known for playing in various musical settings
(including: rock, pop, blues, funk, and heavy metal), he has
formed a creative style of playing; always serving the song,
and making it sound and feel good.
He has studied drum set percussion with world class drummers
such as Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, New Edition) and Mark Schulman
(Pink, Foreigner). He also studies music business, songwriting,
and audio engineering.
Originally from Naples, Italy, he is now working professionally
in Los Angeles. Some of the bands Stefano has worked with
include Brad Wilson of Stone, Rakit, Alan Ritchson, and Grammy
nominee Derek Jordan. He also took home the "Electronica
Drummer of The Year" award at the L.A. Music Awards.
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"Stefano showed up on time, every time,
and he showed up PREPARED!! Learned the songs front-to-back... very
impressive! I'd feel comfortable just having him show up to a gig
without rehearsals! He's THAT good. Professional, fun, flexible
- Danny Hamilton (dannyhamilton.com)
worked with Stefano for the last year and at every event that
we've played, his drumming has been impeccable! He is creative,
offering suggestions, but listens to and performs exactly what's
been decided on. His creativity is always looming, and his ability
to improvise on a moments notice has been a God send! He's always
been punctual to every rehearsal and show, and his attention to
detail is over the top. He has shown me and my band that he is
a man of integrity, responsibilty and committment, and here in
Hollywood that is such a welcome to see"! -
Jay'sen & the Purple Heart Band (myspace.com/thestonerejected)
is great to work with. His attitude is always positive and upbeat.
He comes prepared, always having listened to (and learned) any
song youve sent him in advance. Hes professional,
punctual, flexible and attentive. And best of all, his drumming
is solid, tasteful, and right in time. All things considered,
Stefano is one of the best musicians Ive happened upon in
my entire career".
- Tom Caufield (caufieldmusic.com)
"Stefano is dependable, reliable, and
extremely talented in creating drum landscapes and energy from
music. His dynamics and musicianship stand out above the rest!
I highly recommend Stefano as a drummer and friend!"
Phillip Kim (NSoul.com)