Born in Molfetta (BA), Italy, in 1962, he began playing the piano at six years, but found the sounds of the accordion in his twenties. He chose this instrument in order to play going around.
Around 1985 he attended workshops with E. Rava, F. D'Andrea and S. Lacy. He took part from the 1999 to 2001 of "Nura" group of Arab flamenco (with whom he recorded the CD "Nura"), and "X-Darawish", Italian-Greek-Palestinian group, participating in numerous ethnic music festival in Italy and abroad.
He's a scholar of music from the street; he was part of the "Caravan of Ancient and Lost Art", very active touring group in southern Italy in the '90s. He graduated from DAMS in 1989 with the thesis "Identikit of Street Musician" (first in Italy), under supervision of masters G. Stefani and R. Leydi.
Fifth year of Accordion at the Conservatory "L. Campiani" in Mantua with M.° C. Rojac.
He has collaborated with various theater groups (Masnada - BS, Teatreno - MN, A.T. Campogalliani - MN, Teatrermitage - Molfetta, Moduloesse - Giovinazzo).
In 1999 he moved permanently in Lombardy. He participates in shows of various local artists, including the storytellers of Mantua Wainer Mazza.
He teaches accordion at the "Lino Fassoli" in San Gervasio Bresciano.
He proposes himself in solo evenings-concerts with a repertoire ranging from songs - Italian and foreign - from the 30s to the present day, or with original experiments (psycho-acoustic environmental installations, eg. "The Hidden Music") having as a reference starting the P. Glass minimal music or S. Reich and the musical-theatrical research by L. Dallapiccola.
He's present in some collections of Italian and foreign experimental music, for example:
with the song "natureverse";
with the song "cervo zoppo";
with the song "the second subversive trip"