I was born in Milan ( Italy ) and I studied alto sax and guitar. From 1974 to 1985 I traveled around the world for studying African , Indian and Near East & Far East music I recorded music " on field " and I have studied and collected ethnic musical instruments by all the parts of the world .
I recorded LPs and CDs for different European labels : Raw Materials records , Victò , Recommended records Lowlands , Auditorium , Voiceprint / Gonzo Multimedia , Island records , Music from Memory , Soave records , Goodfellas records , Oxmose records .
I composed and played music for films , videos commercial spots , dance, live soundtracks for silent movie , music for poems and theatre .
My LP "Water messages on desert sand", was Grammy-nominated in in UK on 1987.
I developed digital interfaces for guitar (tactile and laser: the " Extended Guitar " ) and I have developed video and audio installations where music and images changed togheter each other , in real time , triggered by movements , audio inputs and live cameras.
In 80' and 90' I broadcasted ethnic and electronic / experimental music from radio stations (Rai , Radio Popolare ).
I collaborated with the university Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen (Kostanz, Germany) for photo and video exhibition by the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu.
From 80' till today I played with many Italian , European and American musicians : Giovanni Venosta , Claudio Gabbiani , Walter Prati , Giorgio Magnanensi, Massimo Cavallaro , Tiziano Tononi , Daniele Cavallanti , Massimo Mariani , Moni Ovadia , Chris Cutler , Jon Rose , David Moss , Steve Piccolo , Elliott Sharp , Keith Tippett , Third Ear Band ( plunderphonics)