Stranieri first studied drumming with Enrico Lucchini and
Piscopo, before he completed his musical training attending workshops by
and John Riley.
the 1980s he's been constantly playing the most
famed jazz clubs and festivals: UDIN&JAZZ, MITO Settembre Musica, Padova Jazz, Roccella
Jazz Festival, Villa Celimontana (Roma), Musica sulle Bocche, BaRoMus (Croazia),
Asolo Musica, Iseo Jazz, TanJazz (Tangeri/Marocco), III° e IV° Convention Francaise
de la Flute (Paris), Shkodra Festival (Albania), Fano Jazz On The Sea, Eventi in
Jazz, Le Vie del Suono, Novara Jazz, Ubi Jazz, AH-UM Milano Jazz Festival, Gallarate
Jazz Festival, Euro Jazz Festival d'Ivrea, Varese in Jazz, Brianza Open Jazz, Festival
Internazionale Rimini Jazz, Versilia Jazz Festival, Sonvico in Jazz (Svizzera),
Piemonte in Musica, Nuovi Territori tra Jazz e Musica Europea, Sestri Jazz, Segni
in Jazz, Pineto Accordion Jazz Festival, Midnight Jazz Festival, Terra del Sole,
Girifalco Jazz Festival, Val Tidone Festival, Viaggi Festival, La casa del Jazz
(Roma), Blue Note
Milano, Torino Jazz Club, Ferrara Jazz Club, Pinocchio Jazz Club (Firenze), Venice
Jazz Club (Venezia), etc.
Throughout his career he played with many jazz musicians, such as: Ralph Alessi,
Bill Carrothers, Mat Maneri, Gianni Basso,
Claudio Fasoli, Carlo Actis Dato, Liudas Mockunas,
Luca Aquino, Ares Tavolazzi,
Rosario Bonaccorso, Andrea Dulbecco,
Giulio Visibelli, Alberto Mandarini, Bob Mover, Michael Rosen, Katja Kruz,
De Aloe, Paolo Alderighi,
Eiji Hanaoka, Michel Pastre, Nicki Parrott, Stephanie Trick, ElgElbert Wrobel, Martin
Breinschmid, Paolo Tomelleri, Denise Gordon,
He has recorded 38 CD with various musicians.
Concerts in France, Switzerland, Albania, Morocco, Kenya, Malta, Croatia.
He teached drums at the "Civico Istituto Musicale Brera" in Novara and at the "A.
Toscanini" music school in Verbania.
He's also teached at the "Centro Teatro Attivo" in Milan,
Piscopo's drums course.
Currently he's teaching at the "Scuola di Musica Dedalo" in Novara, in which he
also coordinates the jazz and modern music sections.
He has recorded with the quartet of
Max De Aloe,
the didactic CD attached to the 'Method for Chromatic Harmonica' by
Max De Aloe
published by the prestigious international publishing house 'Sher Music Co' (USA).
Drummer Stranieri is an excellent listener who keeps coming up with the appropriate
accompaniment no matter where the tunes end up.
Stuart Kremsky - CADENCE (USA) – JULY-AUG-SEPT 2009
Drummer Nicola Stanieri is subtle and swinging, frequently using brushes, which
is appropriate given the instrumentation and arrangements. But when energy is called
for he fits the bill quite nicely.
CADENCE (USA) APR-MAY-JUN 2011
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