ARTISTS | Stefano Bagnoli

Widely known in Italy as a master of jazz drumming, Stefano "Brushman" Bagnoli is a real specialist in the use of brushes. Since 1978 he has had a remarkable career with many leading Italian and international jazzmen. Thanks to his collaboration (1982/85) with the G. Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milano, Stefano developed a considerable instrumental skill, that has anchored his large body of professional work as a drummer.

Stefano performs with his trio, the Stefano Bagnoli "We Kids" Trio, and has also played with the Paolo Fresu Devil QuartetDino Rubino TrioPaolo Jannacci TrioGiuseppe Mirabella QuartetAlessio Menconi TrioRiccardo Fioravanti QuartetPaolino Dalla Porta QuintetDiavolo & Acqua Santa drum duet with Roberto Gualdi. 

Stefano has played with many internationally known artists, including: Clark Terry, Cedar Walton, Benny Golson, Johnny Griffin, Buddy de Franco, Bob Wilber, Kenny Davern, Lee Konitz, Slide Hampton, Carl Fontana, Al Grey, Benny Bailey, Harry Sweet Edison, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Woode, Sam Most, Dado Moroni, Sir Roland Hanna, Don Friedman, John Stowell, Red Holloway, Jimmy Withespoon, Mike Melillo, Irio De Paula, Chico Buarque, Jesse Davis, Grey Sargent, Mark Elf, Rebecca Parris, Shawn Monteiro, Lean Skeat, Lilian Bouttè, Jasper Thilo, Buster Cooper, Gene Conners, Glen Zottola, Adrienne West, George Robert, Chucho Valdes, Bob Mintzer, Sarah Jane Morris, George Garzone, Tom Harrell, Scott Hamilton, Peter Washignton, Charles Tolliver.

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