Emanuele Marchetti

London Session drummer/percussionist

MAD HIROS / SEAN TAYLOR TRIO / BILLY BOY

www.emanuelemarchetti.com

 

“Emanuele is one of the most dedicated and focused young players on the scene today. His talent and super hard work will 100% ensure that we’ll hear about him and his achievements in the music business a lot very soon”
GABOR DORNYEI (Thunder Duo, Stanley Jordan, Worldwide Renowned Clinician and Educator)

“A great drummer, cool and funky vibe with great ear for music” SEAN TAYLOR (Acclaimed singer-songwriter and blues guitarist)

Born in Ancona (Italy) from a family of artists (his father Doriano is a professional musician, composer, orchestra director, music teacher and his mother Elisabetta is a singer) is getting influenced by different styles of music since his very early age.
He started studying music at the age of 5 and half years old pushed by his father and he approached to the violin and piano later on which will carry on for the next 11 and half years by getting a degree in Music Theory and Solfeggio at the “F. Morlacchi” Conservatoire in Perugia.
After leaving the conservatoire and taking a long break from music, he’s going to resume his music studies by approaching to the drums (getting influenced by his long time activity in the Italian Hip Hop scene as Breakdancer and DJ); after almost 2 years as self-taught it starts taking private lessons with Andrea Morandi who’s giving him a great solid technical and musical foundation.
In the meanwhile he attends several clinics and masterclasses with some of the greatest drummer in the world such as Benny Greb, Christian Meyer, Horatio “El Negro” Hernandez, Steve Smith, Claus Hessler, Josh Dion and Mark Guiliana.
From 2012 to 2014 he studies at the “Libera Accademia del Jazz” where he has the chance to perform in different locations and jazz festivals such as “Fano Jazz by the sea” and “Camerino Jazz”.

In 2015 he moves to London to study at the “Institute of Contemporary Music and Performance” where he gets an Higher Diploma in Music Performance; here he has the chance to study with some of the biggest name in the music industry such as Gabor Dornyei (Thunder Duo, Stanley Jordan, Michael Jackson, Worldwide renowned clinician and educator), Fergus Gerrand (Sting, Madonna, Duran Duran, Spice Girls), Justin Scott (Placebo) and Chuck Sabo (Natalie Imbruglia, Elton John, Marcella Detroit).
He also gets a Bachelor Honoris in Creative Music Performance at the “Detroit Institute of Music Education”. Based in London, he is a direct private student of Gabor Dornyei who has been studying with for the last 3 years and he’s the drummer for the emerging funk/soul band MAD HIROS, percussionist for the acclaimed singer-songwriter and blues guitarist SEAN TAYLOR (who has performed with at the well renowned Isle of Wight Festival) and he performed with some of the best emerging artist in UK and worldwide like Nate Hancock & The Declaration, Chelsea Blues, Isaac K and many others; he’s also working as session drummer/percussionist/cajon player in recording studio and live shows with different bands and singer-songwriters.
In 2018 he joined the Sempiternus family as official endorser for Italy and UK.
“I’m incredibly proud to be part of this great reality, the Sempiternus snare drums are the most beautiful instruments I have ever played in my entire career!”

 

Nato ad Ancona da una famiglia di artisti (suo padre Doriano è musicista professionista/compositore/direttore d’orchestra ed ex docente scolastico mentre sua madre Elisabetta è cantante) viene influenzato dall’ascolto dei più variegati generi musicali sin dalla nascita.
Comincia a studiare musica all’età di 5 anni e mezzo, spinto dal padre, dove approccia allo studio del violino e successivamente del pianoforte complementare che porterà avanti per i successivi 11 anni e mezzo diplomandosi in Teoria e Musicale e Solfeggio al Conservatorio “F. Morlacchi” di Perugia.
Abbandonato il conservatorio, dopo un periodo di assenza dallo studio, riprende il percorso musicale avvicinandosi alla batteria (influenza avuta durante la sua militanza nella scena hip hop italiana come ballerino e DJ); dopo quasi due anni di studio da autodidatta comincia a prendere lezioni con Andrea Morandi che lo instrada nella formazione tecnico musicale.
Nel frattempo partecipa a diversi seminari con Benny Greb, Christian Meyer, Horatio “El Negro” Hernandez, Steve Smith, Claus Hessler, Josh Dion e Mark Guiliana.
Studia presso la “Libera Accademia del Jazz” di Ancona per 2 anni dal 2012 al 2014 e si esibisce con i gruppi di musica d’insieme in vari concerti e Jazz festivals come “Fano Jazz by the Sea” e “Camerino Jazz”.

Nel 2015 si trasferisce a Londra e consegue un Higher Diploma in Music Performance al “The Institute of Contemporary Music and Performance” dove ha la possibilità di studiare con alcuni dei più grandi del music business tra cui Gabor Dornyei (Thunder Duo, Stanley Jordan, Michael Jackson,), Fergus Gerrand (Sting, Madonna, Duran Duran, Spice Girls), Justin Scott (Placebo) e Chuck Sabo (Natalie Imbruglia, Marcella Detroit, Elton John).
Consegue inoltre anche un Bachelor Honoris in Creative Music Performance presso il “Detroit Institute of Music Education”. Residente a Londra ed allievo diretto di Gabor Dornyei con il quale studia da 3 anni, è batterista della band emergente funk/soul MAD HIROS, percussionista per il chitarrista blues, cantante e songwriter SEAN TAYLOR (con il quale si è esibito al Festival dell’Isola di Wight) e ha collaborato con artisti UK ed Internazionali come Nate Hancock & The Declaration, Chelsea Blues, Isaac K e tanti altri; in più lavora come turnista sia live che studio con diverse band e artisti/songwriters.
Nel 2018 entra a far parte della famiglia Sempiternus come endorser ufficiale per Italia ed Inghilterra.
“Sono incredibilmente fiero di far parte di questa grande realtà, i rullanti Sempiternus sono i più bei strumenti che ho suonato in tutta la mia carriera!”