ITALY

Marco Stella

INDEPENDENT

Born in 1975, developed a passion for music since childhood, he began studying drums at age 9 with Enrico Lucchini with whom he learned the basic technique and approach to jazz music, in 1989 he continued his studies with the Paolo Pasqualin (professor of percussion at the Conservatory of Como) with him deepens the technique and the study of rock rhythms, funky and soul, and began studying classical percussion and afro.
In 1987 concert activities by joining the Orchestra Fiati Accademia as a percussionist - drummer with which it numerous competitions and concerts nationally and internationally under the direction of Giorgio Coppi and Angelo Bolciaghi in the same period has the opportunity to deepen the study of classical percussion alongside Gianni Arfacchia (percussionist of the La Scala theater in Milan).
In 1991 he attended the C.P.M. (Center music profession) in Milan vocational school with teachers nationally and internationally, there he perfected the technique of the instrument, the coordination, the ability to sight-reading and knowledge of various genres of music, graduating in 1994 under the guidance of Walter Calloni.
At the same time started his working experience with dance bands melodic, revival, Latin-American, playing in the most important clubs, squares of north-central Italy. At the same time he started working with many cover bands Piedmont and Lombardy: Free Monkey Band (rock / hard rock), Aritmia (pop-rock), Bloody Mary (rock), Assemblaggio X (pop), Mathilde & Decumano sud (pop-rock), Blast Of (rock'a billy), XXL Riverside band (Dixilend), Tony Sirianni (Elvis tribute), The Extremist (J.Satriani S.Vai tribute), New Jersey ( Bon Jovi tribute) ...
From October 2008 to March 2012 collaborates with the "Craviotto Drum Co." American company founded by Johnny Craviotto artisan industry leader in the construction of batteries and snare drum in monolayer, dealing with the representation and as a demonstrator for Italy.
In 2010 he published his first instructional DVD “Suona la batteria” in collaboration with Pam Record Craviotto Drum Co.

CURRENT SETUP
Istanbul Agop Agop Signature Crash Agop Signature Agop Signature Crash
Paper thin, dark, dry and low pitched.
Istanbul Agop Agop Signature Hi Hats Agop Signature Agop Signature Hi-Hats
Extremely dry and dark, crisp chick soun...
Istanbul Agop Traditional Splash Traditional Traditional Splash
Dark and warm with a papery attack.
Istanbul Agop Turk Ride Custom Turk/Turk Jazz Turk Ride
Solid, dry sticking with a raw bell. Min...
Istanbul Agop 30th Anniversary Crash 30th Anniversary 30th Anniversary Crash
Thin crash, with a very quick decay and...