Davide Marini is a London-based professional drummer and educator. Originally from Cagliari, Italy,
his career as a performer has taken him all around Europe, the UK, India, Bangladesh, and the United
States. A graduate of the University of West London (BMus Popular Music Performance, 2012), his
playing is the result of in-depth pop music ‘session’ training combined with a lifelong passion for
extreme metal and for the more experimental flavors of jazz and improvised music.
As part of his postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music (MSc in Performance Science, 2019)
Davide has conducted extensive research into professional drummers’ practices and understanding
of body mechanics and ergonomics. His insights into how kinanesthesia and ‘good use’ relate to safe
and efficient performance on the Drum set are a key component in his work both as a teacher and as
Currently, Davide’s time is divided between teaching, session work, and live appearances with his
bands Concrete Age and Evisarize.
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