Hi, I’m Marco Barsanti.
In this website you’ll find informations, pics, video, audioclip and more, about my past and present musician’s career.
I started my intrest in music at age 12, with guitar and after a little while with drums.
I’ve studied privately with some italian masters/teachers like Piero Borri (jazz), MacPoldo (snare drum technique and rhythm theory) and later followed  courses at Accademia di Musica Moderna/Drum School Franco Rossi, at first under the guide of M° Giovanni Principe, then with Franco Rossi , graduating in 1996.

I attended many stages and Master class like: Agostino Marangolo, Piero Borri, Franco Rossi, Billy Cobham, Tommy Campbell,Simon Philips, Dave Weckl, Joe Heredia, Dom Famularo, Gary Chaffee, Steve Smith, Franco Rossi e Daniele Di Gregorio, Enzo Tedesco, Cristian Mayer, Alessandro Fabbri, Roberto Gatto, Peter Erskine, Valter Calloni e Naco, Rod Morgenstain, David Garibaldi, Virgil Donati, Skip Hadden, Carl Palmer, Michael Backer, Marco Minneman, Jo Jo Mayer, Dennis Chambers, Mark Guilliana, Alfredo Golino, Thomas Lang, Keith Carlock, Chris Coleman
In 1995 I graduated in  Music Theory at Conservatorio Statale di Musica L.Cherubini of Firenze.

I have played with:

[ROCK] Alchimia, Tracks di Rick HuttonLinda Gael LewisRobert GordonDi Maggio Connection, Seldon

[BLUES e R&B] Jambalaia band, Leo Boni trio feat. ”Sax”Gordon Beadle (Duke Robbilard), Silvia Querci, Jaime Dolce Innersole trio, Sonar Resident Band feat. Mary Loscerbo, Gina Haley

[JAZZ] Mirko Guerrini quartet, Claudio Giovagnoli quartet, Ray Bepi Big band/M°Alberto Guerrini, Figura Bros. quintet, Zazj quartet, Cyclo feat William Pavia Lenihan e Tom Kennedy (Dave Weckl), Antonio Figura trio, Trasparenze Trasversali di Filippo Giampaglia, MondayJazz trio, Acrobatie trio, Get FUZZY 

[FUNK] Altamira, Acid Trip

[POP/SONGWRITERS] Quod Libet, Gianfilippo Boni, Andrea Franchi, Bruna Loppez (Bossa Nostra), Rosso Tancredi& Mosejka, Italo Lilli Greco, Marco Fontana, Giorgia Del Mese

Parallel live activity and various musical projects, I’ve been active for years in teaching, with drumset and rhythm theory class at All MUSIC association in Firenze.