carola iapino - Drummer | Rome, Italy(no reviews)
Based In: Rome, Italy
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TOURS and live gigs :
In summer 2017 I took part in the musical show of the singer, comic and impersonator Francesco Cicchella (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYiwG6vPA88), (https://youtu.be/qduoxFc0TIA).
From April 2010 to January 2014 I worked with the italian singer Massimo Ranieri (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adfm8hZz85M) (www.massimoranieri.it).
We played for over 240 gigs and we travelled around Italy performing in most of the Italian theaters and many other abroad: May 2010, Montecarlo at SALLE GARNIER OPERA; December 2010, SAINT VINCENT at Theatre BILLIA; April 2011, TORONTO, ... Canada at RAMA THEATRE; June 2012, NEW YORK at MANHATTAN CENTER, THE HAMMERSTEIN; June 2012, TORONTO at RAMA ENTERTAINMENT CENTER; June 2012, FOXWOOD at FOX THEATRE; August 2012, in MONTECARLO, SPORTING CLUB; October 2012, LIEGI at FORUM Theatre; June 2013, ROME at FORO ITALICO.
In 2009 I took part in the summer tour of the singer Fiordaliso. (www.fiordalisoweb.it).
In occasion of the memorial concerts for the actor Alberto Sordi I performed with Emilio Merone's band at Cinecittà Studios and Auditorium Parco della Musica (Rome).
I played in 2005 a concert at the Giulio Cesare hall in Campidoglio (Rome's Town Hall), performing film soundtracks arranged for jazz ensemble.
I performed with the female jazz quartet Satin Dolls, at “Terni Jazz Festival”, “Lucca Jazz Donna”, “Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival ” in 2006, and numerous venues in Rome.
WIND MUSIC AWARDS with Massimo Ranieri at the Arena in Verona, Italy .
TV Show “CIAO DARWIN”: supporting the artist Samantha Fox on the TV show for 'Canale 5' channel .
“JAZZ ME BLUES”: performance at the “Four XX“ venue, broadcasted on RAI Doc Futura channel with Giorgio Cuscito's band .
Lucca Jazz Festival, "Canale 50" channel .
I was invited to hold a drum masterclass focused on funk drumming techniques at the BATTERIKA drum show .
I am currently endorsing the companies LUDWIG drums, VIC FIRTH drum sticks, REMO heads, PAISTE cymbals and GRUVGEAR accessories.
Born in Rome, Italy, in 1986, I started playing drums at the age of fourteen studying with Luca Caponi at “Musica in Corso” music school. The following year I attended the “Synthesia” music school's ensemble classes run by the bass tutor Gaetano Ferrara, and I proceeded my studies at “Staff Music School” for two years, improving technique and reading skills.
Between 2004 and 2008 I have been studying at the “Saint Louis College of Music” in Rome. I then studied privately with several drummers such as: Israel Varela (Pat Metheny, Mike Stern), Maurizio Dei Lazzaretti, Lele Melotti, Claudio Mastracci, Agostino Marangolo, Davide Piscopo, Daniele Pomo, Luca Trolli, Giovanni Imparato, Roelvis "Bombón" Reyes (César Pupy Pedroso).
I took part in the ensemble classes held by the tutors: Michelle Audisso, Claudio Colasazza, Lello Panico, Gianfranco Gullotto, Antonio Solimene, Andrea Rosatelli, Emilio Merone, Franco Canfora, and for two years I joined the “Saint Louis Big Band”.
In the same college I attended a rhythm section two-years course focused on funk, jazz, latin, pop and rock styles, and a workshop in sight reading, achieving the highest marks.
I practiced in studio recording sessions with Gianfranco Gullotto, Stefano Mastruzzi, Agostino Marangolo, and in 2005 and 2008 I partecipated to the summer campus” Roma Jazz ’s Cool”, run by Salvatore Bonafede and Jeff “Tain”Watts.
I attended a brazilian music workshop in 2004 at the “Accademia Romana di Musica”, held by Giorgio Fontana, Gianluca Persichetti (guitar) and Stefano Rossini (drums and percussions), and several clinics and masterclasses by the drummers Roberto Gatto, Agostino Marangolo, Horacio Hernandez, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dave Weckl, Jack De Johnette, Virgil Donati, Jojo Mayer, Gary Chaffee.
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