Attended seminars of John Taylor, Dave Liebman, Gideon Levensohn, Steve Coleman, Graham Collier, Giorgio Gaslini, the clinics by Berklee School of Boston (UmbriaJazz 1999).
Studied in New York with Walt Weiskopf, Joel Fraham, Melissa Aldana. Renato D'Aiello, Tullio Ricci, Carlo Atti, Maurizio Giammarco, Bob Bonisolo, Giulio Visibelli.
Master's Degree (cum laude) in Jazz Music at the Conservatory of Music A.Boito (Higher Education in Art and Music - Parma, Ialy) with Roberto Bonati.
He played with and recorded with the "Civica Jazz Band of Enrico Intra" (guests Eddie Daniels, David Raksin, Dave Liebman, Max Roach, Bobby Watson, David Murray, Evan Parker, Paolo Fresu, Enrico Rava, G.Trovesi, Enrico Pieranunzi, Franco D'Andrea,…)