Francesco Zacconi

Born in 1993, he began to study drums continuously from the age of 8 (Beniamino Gigli School in Recanati, branch office in Montefano); in 2013
he attended the Drums course at the A.M.M., Academy of Modern Music in Milano National School in Potenza Picena (MC), studying with the
educators Stefano Luchetta and Franco Rossi, obtaining the Diploma in July 2016 in Milan.
In 2014 you attended the “Heavy-Metal Drum Course” held by Alessandro Vagnoni at the Lizard Music Academy, based in Macerata.
At the same time as his studies at the A.M.M. she attends the London College of Music drums course, a conservatory of music in London, graduating from the seventh level in 2015 and the eighth level in 2016.

During the study at the A.M.M. he has participated in several clinics held by international drummers, such as Iarin Munari, Skip Hadden, Franco Rossi, Dom Famularo, Marco Bellagamba, Federico Fazi, Aaron Spears, Dennis Chambers, Camillo Colleluori, Stefano Luchetta, Archelao Macrillò, Max Furian, Paolo Bertorelle, Luca Casagranda.
He obtains the A.M.M. for qualification for the Teachers Course – 1st Level, in July 2017, 2nd Level, in July 2018.
He is currently studying with Maestro Archelao Macrillò. He is also a qualified teacher in the “Rusticucci Method”.

Initially, in the first years of study, Francesco is interested in italian music (Battisti, Ramazzotti, etc …) and, later, he approaches Rock, Punk (Blink 182, Sum 41, The Offspring, Pennywise, Green Day , etc …), genres he feels more appropriate like Metal (Avenged Sevenfold, Pantera, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down, Kyuss, Opeth, etc …), to Metalcore (Parkway Drive, Destrage), to Crossover (Rage Against The Machine), at Grunge (Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains), Hardcore (Madball, H2O, etc …), Pop – Rock (Oasis, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, etc …), Funky (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tower Of Power) Blues, Jazz and Latin.

He teaches at the Academy of Modern Music National School (for which he lectures at the
own office), at the headquarters in Montefano (MC) and at the AMM headquarters in Potenza Picena (MC); Musical High School “A. Toscanini ” in Porto Potenza, Sambucheto, Trodica and Loreto; Civic School of Music of Montefano; Rock & Arts Association, Lizard Music Academies – Recanati Laboratory; Civitanova Music School “Musicainsieme”.

Live and studio collaborations with The Vega Brothers (with whom, in 2016, he made the album Inn Nature and played in Hardcore music festivals in various Italian cities, opening concerts by bands of the caliber of H2O (NY), Your Demise ( UK), Thell Barrio (MEX), BROWBEAT (IT), Slander (IT)); Shaolin (Post Stoner); Evercold (Coldplay Tribute Band); Blue Bus Blues Band (Rock Blues Cover); SPRINGoFF (Offspring Tribute Band); The Dorlomin Quartet (ex Ogham Trio, Irish Traditional Music, with whom he played at the Chiaravalle Celtic Festival (AN), 2018 edition); Lead Blimp – Rock Party (Rock – Blues ’60s’ 70s); Djako (Italian Rock Funky); Pharjie Phienara – Queen Special Tribute and vintage Rock; Orchestra
Cantapiccolo Story; Valkyrie – Women’s Tribute Rock Band, Skasablanka – Italian Ska Reggae Tribute Show, Original Fire – Chris Cornell Tribute Band.

The main aspirations for the future are to develop the study of the instrument and, at the same time, to learn how to best teach the drums to his students, transmitting to them the passion for music and the instrument.

Francesco is official endorser of Sempiternus Snare Drum, EVO Drumsticks and Vulcan