Andrea Pagani - Pianist, keyboard player, composer, arranger.
Andrea Pagani was born in Rome on october 2, 1970. He begins to show keen interest in the keyboard at the age of fifteen and approaches music as autodidact. At the age of eighteen he decides to learn to play the piano, and finds so his great passion. He studies classical music but is fascinated by jazz and therefore chooses a teacher experienced in both genres, Aldo Iosue. He takes part in several courses and workshops hold by Enrico Pieranunzi, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Barry Harris and Nicola Stilo; he obtains a diploma in solfeggio at Campobasso's conservatory.In the early 90ies he starts to play with the rhythm & blues group Seventies Soul Band in several clubs in Rome.