in Italy, Francis P., discovering his love for percussion at the tender age
of 9 by exploring the different sounds of everything, he could get his hands on.
During his School years, he worked with: Dino, Giorgio Consolini, Renato
of " Profeti", Mal of "Primitives". In ‘88 he beguns his didactic activity teaching
drums and percussions in a lot of Italian schools.
He was invited to participate in television shows like guest at Rai and also
Francis P. is known not only as a drummer and percussionist, but also
as a producer, composer, clinician and teacher. His innovative way to play djembè,
makes him an unique and unmistakable percussionist.
He has toured and recorded with many bands and artists, including: Sagi Rei,
Quarz, Amedeo Bianchi, Ornella Vanoni, Antonella Ruggiero And Riccardo Fioravanti,
Gnola Blues Band, Tony Semeraro, Don Mc Calister, Sergio Dalma, Gianni Rosini,
Jane Morris, Enrico Nascimbeni, Angelo Loia And Ojza, Tommy Emmanuel, Roberto
Vecchioni, Andrea Braido, Chicken Mambo, Michele Fazio And Damiano Marino, Natasha
St. Pier, Paolo Jannacci, Paola Repele, Dario Faiella, Diego Baiardi, Anthéa, Paola
Mei And Quincy Blue Choir, Toni Melillo, Daniela Stigliano, Stefano Bertolotti,
Piscopo, Piero Orsini,
Paola & Chiara, Willie Jaye, The Brazilian Millennium Follies, Paolo Bonfanti, and
Currently Francis has just finished co-writing and co- producing "The dreamcatcher",
the upcoming album of the saxophonist Tony Semeraro.
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