Stefano Marazzi – Batterika 2012
Stefano Marazzi began playing drums as a child and received his first drum kit from his parents at the age of 13.
He studied for many years with some of the most sought-after Italian session men, developing his musical versatality and his technical skill.
In 2003 he won the “Tempi Moderni” drumming competition (Drummers United) in the ‘Emerging Talent’ section with two of his own tracks. He also took part in the recording of a DVD containing performances by some of the Italy’s most prestigious drummers. Over the years he has played with many artists from a wide variety of genres.
He has performed on numerous albums, television shows, film soundtracks, theatre productions, and live tours, collaborating occasionally with some of the best Italian pop artists such as:
Claudio Baglioni, Gigi D’Alessio, Antonello Venditti, Renato Zero, Fiorella Mannoia, Samuele Bersani, Biagio Antonacci, Fabio Concato, Ron, Mango, Gaetano Curreri, Chiara Civello, Gatto Panceri, Emma Marrone, Simone Cristicchi, Alessandra Amoroso, Andrea Mingardi, Marcella Bella, Loretta Goggi, Riccardo Fogli, Nino Buonacore, Amedeo Minghi, Alessandro Safina, Ray Gelato, Sal Da Vinci, Fausto Leali, Valerio Scanu, Irene Fornaciari, Paolo Belli, Manuela Villa and many others.
He has also played on live tours and on recording sessions with:
Pino Daniele, Mario Biondi, Fiordaliso, Gazebo, Marco Armani, Serena Autieri, Giorgio Panariello, Nathaniel Peterson, Don Grusin, Alfredo Paixao, Flavio Faria, Otmaro Ruiz, Amit Chatterjee, Randy Bernsen, Walt Disney, Kelley Dolan, Jeff Cairns, Rene Toledo, M° Vince Tempera, M° Stefano Caprioli, M° Pinuccio Pirazzoli, M° Franco Piersanti, M° Emanuele Friello, M° Sandro Comini, M° Nicola Colabianchi, Giorgia (videoclip “Per fare a meno di te”), Stefano Masciarelli, Greg e Lillo, Rita Marcotulli, “Amici” Live Band, “Ti Lascio una Canzone” live band, Jazbeat, Greenwall.
Stefano Marazzi is also a respected drum tutor:
From 2004 to 2007 he taught at the prestigious Università della Musica school in Rome where he was also didactic coordinator.
From 2005 to 2007 he taught at the Vittorio Nocenzi Musicorienta music school.
Currently he is a drum tutor at the following schools:
CENTRO OTTAVA, PERCENTOMUSICA, MUSIC RANCH and PEGASO PROGETTO SUONO
he also works as didactic coordinator for the UNIVERSITA’ POPOLARE of ART and ENTERTAINMENT run by Rockland and ArteFutura and he teaches privately in his own studio.
He has held various clinics and teaching seminars, published several articles in specialised magazines and web portals for drummers.
Stefano Marazzi is endorser of PEARL DRUMS – SABIAN CYMBALS – VIC FIRTH DRUM STICKS – EVANS DRUM HEADS – DRUM-ART SNARES