I was born in Florence, Italy in 1957, started studying pop and jazz music in 1973 with private piano teachers.
Attended the Conservatory of Music of Florence studying
percussion and computer music for five years.
In the meantime started working as a pianist and keyboard
player around my hometown with jazz and pop bands, working
also as piano teacher and jingles writer.
In 1986 won a scholarship to study at the Berklee College
of Music in Boston, USA, moved over there.
Studied harmony, arranging, composition, acoustics and
In 1989 received a diploma "summa cum laude" in Music
Synthesis. Afterward worked one year as a lab monitor in
the same department from which I had graduated.
In 1990 moved back to Italy working as assistant for Joe
Zawinul and David Mash during the "Berklee Summer School at
Umbria Jazz Festival"
Since then I have dedicated myself mostly to electronic
music as composer, arranger and sound designer in many
different styles of music ranging from jazz to classical,
from children songs to new age.
I work mostly in my home recording studio, writing and
recording my music.
In 2007 I was awarded my Master’s Degree from the
Conservatory of Music of Florence, Italy in Music and New
Technology presenting a dissertation on
and Temperament: Hardware, Software and Online Resources
for Microtonal Music”.
Now I mainly compose electronic xenharmonic