Paolo Rossetti "Murittu"
Paolo Rossetti Murittu a vivid and expressive Percussionist from Italy, was born in a little village in central Italy. His expression nourishes from the clash of tradition and modernity as well as from the development of a new style that is able to combine both elements. Among his repertoire of instruments are particularly the traditional Italian percussion instruments like TAMBURELLO, TAMMORRA, castagnets and the voice, which in many traditional songs plays a significant role. Play also Frame drums Like BENDIR, RIQQ and DAF. Cajon Flamenco and AfroLatin. UDU drum , and Hang.
..The Italian frame drummer who has made himself a name as a lecturer and musician at Tamburi Mundi since 2012, emanates from a traditional rural musical culture.(From Tamburi Mundi website)
He studied percussion with the masterteacher:
Alfio Antico (IT), Zohar Fresco (ISR), Glen Velez (US), Murat Coşkun e Mehmet Akatay (TUR), Michael Metzler (D), Andrea Piccioni (IT), Abdallah Muhammad (EG), Mohsen Taherzadeh (IR), Nima Janmohammadi (IR), Abbos Kosimov (UZB).
He studied indian Tabla with M° Shanka Chatterje, theacher in Colkata music-university, in the "Fondazione Cini" in Venezia.
Paolo Rossetti Murittu is chairman of the association Frame Drum Italia, which organises since 2009 the frame drum festival FDI.
Paolo is also a music therapist expert in the Benenzon Model (school of music therapy of Argentina) that works with people that have problems of communication, children, adults and elderly people. Expert for patients with autistic syndrome. He has been working in the educational music and music therapy setting since 2007 and cooperates with MUSICABILE ONLUS, (Rome), the University "Università degli studi Roma 3" and with the conservatory of Music of L'Aquila.
He works intensively in several branches of the Italian health care system in Rome following the Benenzon model of music therapy. He is a member of OSI (Italian Orff Schulwerk) and he also teaches preparatory music courses for children at the Syntonia Music School in Rome.
He collaborated with many artists around the world of frame drums, in early music Orquestras and band, in Traditional Music. The projects: Cantsilena (ITA) , PERA Ensemble ( Ger -Turkey), Baroc dance company of Bernd Niedeken dancer and coreographer ( GER-Suisse), La Contraclau quartet (ITA) , TAMBURI MUNDI orquestra ( GER- FRA ) and more , Korean new wave music NOREUM MACHI (KOREA).