Alessandro Cau

Oristano, Italy

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Percussionist, drummer, timbre researcher, improviser, performer.

Started studying the instrument by himself and than undertakes further studies with several drummers including Michele Rabbia, Cristiano Calcagnile, Eddie Prevost etc…

From 2010 starts his personal timbre/musical research relative to conventional percussions, objects and recycled materials expanding his percussive set and “preparing” it.

In the same year he begins the study of “Jazz and Harmony” with Gianfranco Fedele.

In 2011 begins the “Permanent Laboratories for Musical Research” under the supervision of Stefano Battaglia at Siena Jazz.

He is an active musician and performer in theatrical scene accompanying actors, dancers and readers.

He played with several bands and musicians during the years such as Mauro Sigura Quartet, Miles Cooper Seaton Trio, Undisco Kidd, Snake Platform, Sunsweet Blues Revenge, Stun, Moti Mo, Nick Rivera.

He also collaborated with Kid Millions (Oneida), Miles Cooper Seaton (Akron/Family), Boredoms, John Drain, Erik Truffaz, Mauro Sigura, Luca Aquino, Javier Girotto, Gavino Murgia, Enzo Favata, Shahin Motia (Ex Models), Diagrams (Sam Genders Tunng project), Simon Francis (Ellie Goulding), Geoff Barrow (Portished), Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), C+C=Maxigross, Sikarnt Skoolisariaporn, Karash Roozbahani, Oliver Coates.