Biography.

Jazz drummer, born in 25 June 1992.
Studied drums with Gregory Hutchinson, Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana, Gianni Di Renzo, John Wooton and Fabrizio Sferra.

Graduated from Tre University of Rome in modern literature and graduated from Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome in Didactic of Music (master’s degree).

From his arrival on the national scene in 2012 Alessandro made music that grew from an uncanny talent to hear the future and a headstrong desire to play it. In his young age, he already collect many important collaborations with international jazz musicians all around the world as David Kikoski, Benito Gonzalez, Mark Gross,  Eve Cornelious, John Taylor, Avishai Cohen, Benny Benack III, Reinier Baas, Rotem Sivan, Janusz Muniak, Alexi Tuomarila, Maurizio Giammarco, Fabio Zeppetella, Ares Tavolazzi, Fabrizio Bosso, Markus Niittynen, Kari Antila, Karri Luhtala, Pekka Pylkkänen, Stelvio Cipriani, Charles Sammons, Doron Segal, Reiner Hess, Martin Jacobsen, Roberto Tarenzi, Domenico Sanna, Andy Davies, Achille Succi, Haggai Cohen Milo, Rodolfo Maltese and many others.

Has played in Italy, Germany, Belarus, Ukraine, England, Poland , Finland, Belgium, Spain in festivals, Theater, Philharmonic and jazz clubs as: Philharmonia of Odessa, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Siena Jazz Summer Camp, El Junco, B-Jazz Festival, B- Flat, Schlott, U- Muniaka, Kukko Jazz Festival, Turku Monk Jazz Club, Fara Jazz Festival, Drama Theater of Brest, Tuscia Jazz Festival, Gregory’s Jazz Club, Be-Bop Jazz Club, Alexanderplatz Jazz Club, Edelweiss, Yorckschlösschen, Rome Jazz Festival, International Jazz Day Rome 2014, , Minsk Philharmonia, Oku Theater of Grodno and many others…

Teaching jazz drums as Traineeship program at Metropolia University  of Applied Science and World Music School in Helsinki.

Gigs.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming | Archive: 2018 2017
  • Wed
    29
    Aug
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Solmu Pub Terrace
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    05
    Sep
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    08
    Sep
    2018

    Mikko Gunu Karjalainen Quartet feat. Holger Marjamaa, Heikko Remmel and Alessandro D'Anna

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    23
    Sep
    2018

    Markus Niittynen Trio

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Thu
    04
    Oct
    2018

    Riitta Paakki Trio

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    27
    Oct
    2018

    Andrea Rea Trio

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    02
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    TenhoBar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    16
    Nov
    2018

    Jari Perkiomaki Quartet feat. Joonas Haavisto

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Thu
    06
    Dec
    2018

    Alessandro D'Anna Trio "Standards Time, Vol.I"

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    09
    Dec
    2018

    Alessandro D'Anna Trio "Standards Time, Vol.I"

    TenhoBar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    22
    Dec
    2018

    Pekka Pylkkänen Hammond Quartet

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland

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‘Standards Time’, Vol. I, Helsinki
Recorded live at Tenho RestoBar, Helsinki, on 3 june 2018 by Gabriel Herrero.
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News.

10.03.18 New Official Endorsement with Saari Drums from Finland

I’m really happy to announce my new official endorsement with #Saaridrums.
Saari drums are made in #Finland, amazing and warm sound, hoops and lugs are in wood.
The uniqueness of these drums is based on the knowledge and craftsmanship of their developer, carpenter and drummer Hannu Saari.
“Saari Bop Model”:
SD 14×5
TT 12×8
FT 14×14
BD 16×12

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01.11.17 Tour with Mark Gross 4tet feat. Benito Gonzalez.
 Just announced three gigs in Ukraine and Belarus with Mark Gross 4tet:
– 14.11.2017 Bell’Etage Club, Kiev, Ukraine.
– 16.11.2017 Drama Theater, Brest, Belarus
– 17.11.2017 Philarmonic, Minsk, Belarus

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27.04.17 New Endorsement with Agean Cymbals.

I’m glad to announce my new official endorsement with the company Agean Cymbal.
This brand still produce their cymbals completely and handmade from the beginning to the end of the manufacture process.

I will use a 20″ Special Flat Jazz Ride and 20″ Mini cup jazz ride from Agean for the next two years around Europe. You can check it out the cymbals in one of my shows.

More info at www.ageancymbals.com

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