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Originally from Milan Italy studied Drums at the Westchester Conservatory of music; Jazz with Jeff Hershfield (Joe Lovano trio) and Rock with Nick Mangini (Blue Oyster Cult) clinics  with major musicians like Jack De Jonnette, Peter Erskin, Terry Bozzio and Kenny Aronoff.

IN EUROPE Toured Italy with national acts and toured Northern Europe with Motown artist:

Ronnie Jones & Arthur Miles and toured with UK Rock Band Kim & the Cadillac’s formerly the Renegades sharing The Cavern Club stage with the Beatles.

Worked with Second Line Artist Andy J forest from New Orleans


Conrad Valdini Productions Managed the Live Music Calendar for several Clubs & Restaurants in Italy, France and Switzerland and organized Festivals & Private Events for Regional and Municipal Governments


In Seattle worked with musicians of the Kenny G Band and got hired by sound engineer

Tom Pfaeffle (Nirvana, Skorpions, Areosmith Black Crows) for steady studio work at the

Art Institute of Seattle and worked with him on the CD “Fry” co-produced by Kelly Gray from Soundgarden. From Seattle toured Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming & Montana with

Jim Basnight of The Moberlys (associated with the Band Heart) opening for Willie Nelson and Tim McGraw.


In San Francisco and California worked the Party Band scene with Bands like Stereo Grande and Busta Groove sharing the stage with The Temptations, Little Richard and more.

Worked in studio for Productions and Pre-Productions for Nashville.

Produced and played on Stefania Rubini‘s first American CD “FLY ME”.

In New York collaborations with several Bands and Orchestras like the Lester Lenin Orchestra, Black Tie Boogie (Working among corporate functions for Military events or Red Cross Fundraisers) Band of Gold and Fuzzpops to name a few and toured the Tristate area and beyond with a Rock Orchestra or a Tom Petty Tribute Act headlining in Theaters, Casinos or major clubs like the BB King in NYC.

Currently promoting a great Soul Funk R&B Band RUBY & The SOUL SYSTEM that feature Richie Cannata of Billy Joel‘s Band and released the new CD Between Silence and Breaths featuring Mike Stern of the Miles Davis Band. RUBY & The SOUL SYSTEM also collaborates with the great Fusion guitar player Oz Noy.

Locally working with Arizona Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Roger Smith, Tommy Dukes, Ray DeSylvester and more, and collaborating with Band like the Chicago Bob & The Blues Squad, Dennis Herrera or Darryl Porras to name a few.

Also working with a passionate personal production: a great Rock-Blues Project CROSSFIRE SRV a Stevie Ray Vaughan inspired Band based in Phoenix AZ.

CONTACT:  415.828.5750       

SAINT  Studio session with Nick Patyk – Drums & Production

WHO INVENTED THE WHEEL  Studio session with Matt Coffy-Drums

ROADRUNNER BLUES Studio session with Ronnie Jones -Drums & Production

FLY ME TO THE MOON  Studio session with Stefania Rubini – Drums & Production

PAIN Studio session with Josh Williamson – Drums

LIKE BLUE ANGELS Studio Session with Stefania Rubini featuring Mike Stern – Drums & Production

PISSED Studio session with FRY – Drums

A NIGHT IN VIALE TUNISIA Studio session with Sandro Di Pisa – Drums & Production

DANCING THROUGH LIFE Studio session with Stefania Rubini – Drums & Production

SO WHAT Live session with Gigi Cifarelli – Drums & Management