Livio Polisano


Livio Polisano is an exciting young player with a big passion and love for music. Livio is a solid groovy-player, he places a strong emphasis on playing for the song and with it. Specialized in Jazz, Pop, Soul, Funk, Blues, Rock, Latin playing. Skills and Experience: • Over 10 years experience • Regular live performance history, from age of ten until now; from big-band to orchestra (pop,classic), pop, funk, blues, jazz, rock and Latin • Various Sicilian and Italian tours with bands and Orchestra • Performs regularly with functions band • Drummer for Marco Mestichella, Elena Fariselli, Alexandro Schillaci, Banda Castellamare Del Golfo (orchestra pop,classical), Brass group-Palermo (jazz big band), 17 RE (Litfiba tribute band), Disco Seventy, Negroamaro, Funky Monkeys, Controluce and other various bands • Writes and performs with original funk, rock, pop bands and original pop, rock, classical, jazz songwriters/composers • Recording Studio experience (2 EP, and various tracks) • Sound engineering skills • 'Click-friendly' and sight-reading skills (drum, G cleff, bass cleff) • Skilled in a variety of percussions, backing vocals, drum programming and music production and arrangement • Knowledge of musical theory and harmony • Teaches drums privately to beginners, intermediate and advanced players • Versatile and open minded drumming • Own equipment Training and Education: • Studied with with some of the best Italian and non Italian drummers: Dom Famularo, Ernesto Simpson, Mark Fletcher, Marco Volpe, Massimo Russo, Emiliano Caroselli, Felipe Drago, Francesco Canturi, Angelo Spataro, Giuseppe Nuccio, Felice Cavazza, Ivano Augugliaro • Partecipated many clinics and masterclasses hosted by some of the best drummers worldwide: Gavin Harrison, Dave Weckl, Antonio Sanchez, Aaron Spears, Dom Famularo, Benny Greb, Peter Erskine, David Garibaldi, Steve Gadd, Alfredo Golino, Maurizio Dei Lazzaretti, Gabor Dornyei, Maxx Furian, Silvano Del Pesce, Lucrezio De Seta, Emanuele Tienforti, Enzo Augello • School Diploma in drums&percussions in 2008 graded with 10/10 as mark