Born in the Italian city of Pescara on April 27 1973, Claudio followed the family music tradition, starting playing drums at age 6. At age 15, he started studying with Master R. Polito (a professional musician performing in RAI, the National Television, drummer of Riccardo Cocciante). Claudio performed in various music tours and several television shows, until he joined the National Military Service, where he played the orchestra of the Gorizia Brigade.  After ten years as endorser for the foremost Italian instrument distributors, from 2005 he started working with one of them to develop some brands of musical instruments. From 2008 he began working with another important Italian distributor to develop the sales in Italy. Here he designed and projected these brands. Collaboration with main Italian and International Jazz musicians: Garrison Fewell, Kyle Gregory, Javier Girotto, Fabrizio Bosso, Italo De Angelis, Paolo Di Sabatino, Massimo Manzi, Cristian Panetto, Renzo Ruggeri, Maurio Rolli, Ellade Bandini, Bruno Erminero, Pietro Condorelli, Ada Montellanico, Francesco Ciancetta etc.    Musical projects 2012-2013: - VIENTO VIVO – world music (on drums and percussions) - ALMA GITANA – flamenco (on cajon) - COCCIA BAND / ANDREA DI GIAMPIETRO - jazz (on drums) - ROGERIO CELESTINO – world music (on drums and percussion