Francesco Lomagistro @francescolomagistro ?

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Name Francesco Lomagistro

April 19, 1972

Gender Male
Biography FRANCESCO LOMAGISTRO-BIOGRAPHY Drummer/Percussionist/Educator born in Taranto (Italy), began piano studies at age 11 and later switched to drums. He received his music education through private lessons and attendance at seminars by great musical masters such as Peter Erskine, Dave Weckl, Paul Motion, Gregg Bissonette, Kim Plainfield, Jo Jo Majer, Antonio Sanchez, Gregory Hutchinson, Gene Jackson.. -In 1992 he participated in the Berklee Clinics at Umbria Jazz. - He received his Diploma in ‘Percussion Instruments’ at the “Nicolo Piccinni” Music Conservatory in Bari, Italy. - The Bachelor in “Didactics for Musical Instrument ” He teaches “Drums and Percussions” in the Public School and is a member of Vic Firth Educational Team since 2005 His versatility has afforded him experience in different musical ambients playing pop, jazz, funk, symphonic orchestra, studio recording with international guest too… He has participated in different recording sessions for labels such as Virgin, Universal, Hobo-Sony, Edel, Storie di Note, Irma Records, Family Affair, Dodicilune, Antibemusic, Flaminio Jazz, Caffè Concerto, Four. He played in different venues as theatres, clubs and festivals in Europe and Usa. He leads the group “Berardi Jazz Connection”, a European jazz project whose release 3 album well known around the world, Japan ahead, and Usa and North Europe.(www.berardijazzconnection.com) First prize winner – Competition of drummers and percussionists ‘Festival of Gravine’. He is endorser Vic Firth since 2009.