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Gaetano Di Giacomo

Drummer | Composer | Educator Originally from Italy Gaetano Di Giacomo studied drums and percussion in Bologna before obtaining a degree in Drums and Music Performance from Trinity College after moving to the UK. In the early part of his career, Gaetano cut his teeth working on the jazz and pop scene travelling extensively and performing at festivals and venues in Italy, UK, Japan, Finland, USA, France, Norway, Denmark. ​ It wasn't long before Gaetano attracted the attention of the UK jazz scene's top players. A versatile drummer, Gaetano takes an active role in many aspects of the London Jazz scene. He has performed with many of today’s British jazz top musicians.  ​ Di Giacomo has performed in a plethora of prestigious venues including Ronnie Scott’s, 606 Club, Jazz Cafe, Pizza Express, The Forge, The Vortex, The Barga Jazz club Italy, The Arlati Jazz Club Italy

His receptiveness to all styles of music, combined with a deep knowledge of the roots of jazz, his dynamics and his attention to interplay with other musicians make him one of the most interesting drummers in London today.


Gretsch Catalina Jazz 10"/ 12" tom 14" floor tom 14" snare 18/20" bass drum Zildjian Cymbals: 13" hi hat k custom 20" Ride K Constantinople 19" Ride Crash K Constantinople 17" Crash A Avedis



Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson


33 Records


New Encounter

Self Produced


New Encounter

From: New Encounter
By Gaetano Di Giacomo


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