Short Drum solo during recording session -Spicehouse (PA) 0ctober 2022


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My Musical Life Story...




Santo was born in Sicily and spent part of his childhood in New Jersey.

 In the early 90’s he began studying with the composer and drummer Max Biaselli  Graduated from the Liceo Artistico P.Klee in Genoa, Italy, wich along with academics, also specialized in visual communication, sculpture and design.


 In 2000 he continued his music studies at the Modern Music Academy in Milan.

He took private lessons with the renowned Italian drummer, Agostino Marangolo (Rome).

In 2010 he attended the Collective Music College in Manhattan.


In addition to pursuing his oun studies, he's also been a music teacher since 1998 at several institutions:


Liceo Scientifico Cassini, Genoa

Accademia Artistica Sinafe, Genoa

Città Della Musica, in Genoa

Farrington Music in Burlington, NJ. 


Santo  is member of the Sabian Education Network and he has been judge in many international drum contest like "Hit Like a Girl Contest" Conducted master classes in percussion at CDM and PercFest (2013-2014-2015), Italy which is an annual international musical festival and learning symposium. 

He's worked with many Italian jazz, latin, Funk, pop and Rock bands and theatrical production companies.

He’s also collaborated with Franz di Cioccio (PFM), Korey Riker (John Legend Saxophonist) Aparecidos, Calomito, Terrence brown trio, Emanuele Dabbono and numerous well-known artists of the Italian music scene.


 He was dubbed the "Master of Musical Sensitivity" in february 2012 issue of "DRUM MAGAZINE"

He is an artist endorser for both Rotodrum and Saluda cymbals.


Besides being a member and composer of many projects, Santo F. also currently works with the Christopher Bayon and the Riff

 band and Anthony lewis  


Music collaborations:

Terrence Brown, Fraz di Cioccio (PFM), Matteo Merli, Kimmy Chi, Jimmy Weinstein, Emanuele Dabbono,Tommaso Rolando, Alfie Pollitt, Matteo Cerboncini, Marco Cravero, Marcello Picchioni, Giulio Gaietto, Bobby Soul, Martin Grace (Delirium), Carlo Aonzo, Facundo e Santiago Moreno, Silvia Dainese, Marco Tindiglia, John Solley, Alberto Malnati, Joe Torricelli, Doug Travis, Christopher Bayon, Bob Pillott ....




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Live Jazz at Curtin's Wharf

 Bob Pollitt quartet

Burlington NJ




12 pm- 3pm



Live Jazz at Pickwickian Tavern & Smokery

 With Gil Lewis Trio


6pm- 9pm



Live at Brooklyn Music Kitchen

with Christopher Bayon and the Riff



Live jazz at Steakouts Homeplate Pittsgrove

 With Gil Lewis Trio


6pm- 9pm


Live jazz at Pickwickian Tavern & Smokery

 With Gil Lewis Trio


6pm- 9pm



Recording sessions at 

"Spicehouse" Philadelphia with 

Christopher Bayon

09-19 and 27 




"Nublu Classic" NY

Bug Jazz Trio




"Soulsations Restaurant"

Live Jazz & Soul  In Cleenton NJ!

 With Anthony Lewis 




"Men In The Kitchen"

Live Jazz & Soul  In Pennsauken NJ!

 With Anthony Lewis 





Live Jazz & Soul  In Atlantic City NJ!

 With Anthony Lewis 

03-08-19 and  03-16





Alemante Festival Genova Pra' ITALY

with Emanuele Dabbono  



 FT Live Blues Piazzal e Kennedy (ex Marina) 

Genova Italy with Alberto Malnati 06/29



Getting ready for our new album (D.Travis & S.Florelli)


03/017/2018  "St. Patrick Concert " Roxborough PA  "FT Live"



John Legend's saxophone player Korey Riker and me after our recording session




05/19/2017  Pivate Event at Glasboro Nj with "Subtonic Enterprise"



04/06/2017 "Kitchen" With Alberto Malnati - Genova (Italy)



03/017/2017  "St. Patrick Concert " Roxborough PA with Doug Travis.


03/04/2017 Ray's Happy Birthday Bar, Philadelphia PA "Subtonic Enterprise"



- 2017 - I have a pleasure to be judge at Hit Like a Girl Contest 





09/03/2016  "Concert for Thanksgiving" Roxborough PA




S.Florelli : New member of the Sabian Education Network




09/03/2016  Pivate Event at Atco Nj with "Subtonic Enterprise"



 07/07/2016 "Tavern on Ridge" Philadelphia PA with Doug Travis



06-25-2016  Alemante Festival 2016 (IT) With Emanuele dabbono 




06-19- 2016   ARCI (Acqua Santa Genova IT) Alberto Malnati and Marcello Milanese 




06/18/2016 Special guest saggio CDM (Genova)




05/26/2016 "Tavern on Ridge" Philadelphia PA with Doug Travis



05/12/2016 "Spring Festival" Philadelphia PA


 "Subtonic Enterprise" 

There's magic around you...


04/17/2016  "Art is Life" Roxborough Festival  PA



 03/05/2016 at "AVIANNA" Landsdowne, PA




 A Jazzy night with Alberto Malnati!





New collaboration with Joseph Tortorelli and Doug Travis


 Subtonic Enterprise Record coming soon!!





 Alemante Festival 2015 (IT)


 Great night...With Great musicians!







Are you ready for the next PercFest 2015?





Drum Masterclass


CDM Genoa  (IT)







Back in Philly !    (February 21 at warmdaddy's)






PercFest 2015 in chiave Jazz








Strumenti Musicali


"Percfest Article" October 2014






EQ The Band


Live at Firehouse cafe'


 (Mount Holly NJ)





Alemante Festival (IT) 2014


with Emanuele dabbono,


Matteo Cerboncini


and Samuele Puppo


Video Live!



Audix: The best choice for drummers!




Live 04/0514 Dr.Lou's Place


(Bulington County) NJ 


 "EQ Funk band"





On the Road! US Tour!




New Article


The Rhythmic Lounge Magazine


December 2013 Issue




Drum Teacher in Burlington NJ!






New Article on "SM


Magazine"  September








(Expo' Genova) Calomito Live






"Alemante Festival"


 Genova Italy 29/06/13







     (Live Video!) 








21/06/13 PERCFEST(SV) Italy






Clarc Kent Phone -Sarzana-


 Acoustic Guitar Meeting  (23-05-13)






New interview on 


DDG Drums (March 2013)




New Album Aparecidos


 (Palito Bombon Helado)





Interview on

 "Strimenti Musicali Magazine"

 (DEC 2012 Issue)


          CLINIC FOR MAX 


          Jan 25th Pinguicola (GE) Italy


Sato Florelli: 

Master of Musical Sensitivity

DRUM Magazine 



Project with

Terrence Brown Trio

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