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: Pori Jazz Festival, 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…

Was 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
  • Fri
    12
    Jan
    2018

    The New Jam Session

    Gatsby Cafè
    Roma, Italy
  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2018

    Karri Luhtala Hammond Trio w/ Mikko Karjalainen

    Kaisla
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Mon
    29
    Jan
    2018

    Florian Fleischer Trio

    HouseKonzert
    Berlin, Germany
  • Tue
    30
    Jan
    2018
    Wed
    31
    Jan
    2018

    Florian Fleischer Trio (Recording Album)

    Bakermoon Studio
    Berlin, Germany
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    Priha-Luhtala-Isoherranen-D'Anna Quartet

    Kaisla
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Tue
    13
    Feb
    2018

    Eve Cornelious Quartet

    Odessa Philharmonic
    Odessa, Ukraine
  • Wed
    14
    Feb
    2018

    Eve Cornelious Quartet

    Sentrum
    Kiev, Ukraine
  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018

    Eve Cornelious Quartet

    Philharmonic
    Minsk, Belarus
  • Fri
    16
    Feb
    2018

    Eve Cornelious Quartet

    ОКЦ
    Gomel, Belarus
  • Tue
    06
    Mar
    2018

    Lepe/Åkerblom/D'Anna Trio

    Pjazza
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    18
    Mar
    2018

    Lepe/Åkerblom/D'Anna Trio

    TenhoBar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    21
    Mar
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2018

    Kari Antila Trio


    Laitila, Finland
  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018

    Rea/ Romagnoli/ D'Anna Trio

    Elegance Cafè
    Rome, Itay
  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018

    Kari Antila Trio

    Kuparipaja
    Fiskars, Finland
  • Tue
    17
    Apr
    2018

    Masterclass Benito Gonzalez

    Quadraro In Jazz
    Rome, Italy
  • Thu
    19
    Apr
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gregory's Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Fri
    20
    Apr
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio w/Pekka Pylkkänen


    Latina, Italy
  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018

    Daniele Pozzovio Trio feat. Ares Tavolazzi

    Teatro Palladium
    Roma, Italy
  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gregory's Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Mon
    23
    Apr
    2018

    Benny Benack III Quartet feat. Benito Gonzalez

    Philharmonic
    Minsk, Belarus
  • Tue
    24
    Apr
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Bruge
    Minsk, Belarus
  • Wed
    25
    Apr
    2018

    Benny Benack III Quartet feat. Benito Gonzalez

    Philharmonic
    Vitebsk, Belarus
  • Fri
    04
    May
    2018

    Ark Ovrutski Group

    Jazz Club32
    Kiev, Ukraine
  • Tue
    08
    May
    2018

    Leonardo Borghi Gregory's Jam Session feat. Rob Duguay

    Gregory's Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    09
    May
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Gatsby Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Thu
    10
    May
    2018

    Lettere Caffè Jam feat. Rob Duguay

    Lettere Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Sun
    13
    May
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Ballad Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    16
    May
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    25
    May
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity" feat. Verneri Pohjola

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    01
    Jun
    2018

    Papa Albert Jazz w/ Lassi Kouvo

    Papa Albert
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    03
    Jun
    2018

    Alessandro D'Anna, "Standards Time" Vol. I (Live Recording)

    Tenho Bar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018

    Karri Luhtala Hammond Trio w/ Anna Inginmaa


    Hyvinkää, Finland
  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    Niittynen/ Koski/ D'Anna Trio

    Philly Joe Jones Jazz Club
    Tallin, Estony
  • Wed
    13
    Jun
    2018

    The New Standards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Thu
    14
    Jun
    2018

    Kari Antila Trio


    Rauma,Finland
  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018

    Eugenio Varcasia Trio

    Street Festival
    Latina, Italy
  • Thu
    28
    Jun
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gatsby Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gregory's Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Sun
    01
    Jul
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gregory's Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Mon
    02
    Jul
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio

    Gatsby Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Thu
    05
    Jul
    2018

    Andrea Rea Trio


    Rome, Italy
  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018

    Claudio Piselli Vibe Trio


    Leonessa, Italy
  • Tue
    10
    Jul
    2018

    Eugenio Varcasia Hammond Trio


    Rome, Italy
  • Sat
    14
    Jul
    2018

    Eugenio Varcasia Hammond Trio

    Gatsby Caffè
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    18
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018

    Pori Jazz Festival

    Cafe Jazz Club
    Pori, Finland
  • Mon
    23
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    29
    Jul
    2018

    Fara Summer Camp


    Fara, Italy
  • Wed
    29
    Aug
    2018

    The New Standards Jazz Session

    Solmu Pub Terrace
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    05
    Sep
    2018

    The New Standards 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
  • Thu
    20
    Sep
    2018

    Florian Fleischer Trio

    Donau 115
    Berlin, Germany
  • Fri
    21
    Sep
    2018

    Florian Fleischer Trio

    Studio Concert
    Berlin, Germany
  • Sun
    23
    Sep
    2018

    Markus Niittynen Trio

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    03
    Oct
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Silmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Thu
    04
    Oct
    2018

    Riitta Paakki Trio

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Tue
    16
    Oct
    2018

    Tribute to John Taylor

    Elegance Cafe
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    17
    Oct
    2018

    Gatsby Jam Session w/ Alessandro Presti

    Gatsby
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    24
    Oct
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Solmu Pub
    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
  • Sat
    03
    Nov
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Solmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    TenhoBar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Tue
    06
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"


    Liepaja, Latvia
  • Wed
    07
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Jazz Cellar
    Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Jazz Academy
    Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Fri
    09
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Omas Briljanata
    Riga, Latvia
  • Sat
    10
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"


    Jurmala, Latvia.
  • Sun
    11
    Nov
    2018

    Rob Duguay Trio "Songevity"

    Trumpete
    Riga, Latvia
  • Fri
    16
    Nov
    2018

    Jari Perkiomaki Quartet feat. Joonas Haavisto

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio feat. Essiet Essiet

    Hotel Giò
    Perugia, Italy
  • Mon
    19
    Nov
    2018
    Tue
    20
    Nov
    2018

    Masterclass w/ Benito Gonzalez and Essiet Essiet

    Saint Louis College of Music
    Rome, Italy
  • Wed
    21
    Nov
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio feat. Essiet Essiet

    AlexanderPlatz Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Thu
    22
    Nov
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio feat. Essiet Essiet

    AlexanderPlatz Jazz Club
    Rome, Italy
  • Fri
    23
    Nov
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio feat. Essiet Essiet

    Latina Jazz Club
    Latina, Italy
  • Sun
    25
    Nov
    2018

    Benito Gonzalez Trio feat. Essiet Essiet

    Ploiesti Jazz Festival
    Ploiesti, Romania
  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018

    Jazz Brunch w/ Pekka Pylkkänen Quartet

    Väinö Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    02
    Dec
    2018

    Jazz Brunch w/ Pekka Pylkkänen Quartet

    Väinö Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Tue
    04
    Dec
    2018

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

    Vaino Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    05
    Dec
    2018

    The New Stadards Jazz Session

    Solmu Pub
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Fri
    07
    Dec
    2018

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

    Taidemuseo
    Salo, Finland
  • Sat
    08
    Dec
    2018

    Jazz Brunch w/ Alessandro D'Anna Trio

    Väinö Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    09
    Dec
    2018

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

    TenhoBar
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Sun
    09
    Dec
    2018

    Jazz Brunch w/ Alessandro D'Anna Trio

    Väinö Kallio
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Wed
    12
    Dec
    2018

    The New Jam Session w/ Ruben Carles

    Gatsby Cafe
    Rome, Italy
  • Thu
    13
    Dec
    2018

    Andre Rea Trio feat. Rubén Carles

    Tree Bar
    Rome, Italy
  • Fri
    14
    Dec
    2018

    Andrea Rea Trio feat. Rubén Carles

    Latina Jazz Club
    Latina, Italy
  • Sat
    15
    Dec
    2018

    Andrea Rea Trio feat. Rubén Carles


    Naples, Italy
  • Sun
    16
    Dec
    2018

    Andrea Rea Trio feat. Rubén Carles

    Andria Jazz Festival
    Andria, Italy.

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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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