Born in 1979 in Syracuse, he starts playing percussions at age 12 and then, together with his brother, he forms a group named “Kebana”, a mixture of reggae and ska.
Together they participate to many festivals as supporters of Manu Chao, Mau Mau, Africa Unite, Trionacria, Zù Sud Sound System, Radici nel Cemento, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Max Romeo etc.
At age 17 he moves to Milano where he studies percussions and drums at C.P.M. (Centre Music Profession), followed by Gilson Silveira.
After a few years he returns to Sicily and starts to collaborate with several groups: Banda Ionica, La Casbah, Boo Boo Vibration, Ruff Selecter, Alibabà e I 40 Ladroni, Todo Modo, Tribù Tama.
During year 2000, as a drummer, he joins Roy Paci & Aretuska (a rocksteady, ska jazz, patchanca group).
During year 2003 and 2005 “Tuttapposto” and “Parola d’onore” respectively come out for “V2” record Label, and in this occasion, besides the drummer, he is also the production assistant. In 2009
We find him on tour as drummer and percussionist of the project "Il terrone, l' ebreo e lo zingaro"con ROY PACI, FRANK LONDON E LA BOBAN & MARKO MARKOVIC ORKESTRA To represent the music of the Balkans.
The last collaboration is on the occasion of the 1st of May concert in Rome at Piazza San Giovanni, and at the MTV Day in bologna, where he participates as the percussionist of the tuscan band NEGRITA.
Furthermore his professional activity is split between being the drummer of the band Roy Paci & Aretuska and the various events where he partecipates as extrovert selector of the band “Aretuska Sound System”.
He often shares the dj sets with Bunna from “Africa Unite”, and in some special occasions also with the sponsor Roy Paci, like during the occasion of the famous “V2” event held in Paris, where he collaborates as well with great personalities such as Steve Barrow.
Currently on European tour supported by the director Luca Vullo with the project "Emotional Waves” and two productions coming out of his homonymous label Sazzah Studio Record, a single in collaboration with the group "Qbeta" and the second, which anticipates the album, with the Russian "Steppa Style"
TV AND RADIO SHOW APPEARANCES
STASERA PAGO IO - Fiorello ( Rai Uno )
MTV SUPERSONIC - Enrico Silvestrin
RADIO POPOLARE live concert - milano
MARCHETTE LA 7 - Piero Chiambretti
PRIMO MAGGIO - (ROMA)
MTV DAY - BOLOGNA SCALO 76 PARLA CON ME - Dandini
KEBANA - NIRJA (etnagigante 2003)
BANDA IONICA - MATRI MIA (felmay 2002 )
LA CASBAH - (CASBAH)
BOO BOO VIBRATION (4 PAMPANE)
ROY PACI & ARETUSKA - BACIAMO LE MANI (extra label 2001 )
ROY PACI & ARETUSKA TUTTAPPOSTO (v2 2003)
ROY PACI & ARETUSKA PAROLA D'ONORE (v2 2005)
ROY PACI & ARETUSKA SUONOGLOBAL (v2 2007)
ROY PACI & ARETUSKA LATINISTA (etnagigante 2010)
JAH SAZZAH – NO BUSH WEED RIDDIM (Sazzah Studio Records 2014)
JAH SAZZAH - BELIEVE RIDDIM (Sazzah Studio Records 2015)
Kebana - Vasari la luna - single (Sazzah Studio Records 2016)
JAH SAZZAH - GET UP RIDDIM (Sazzah Studio Records 2017)
Mezcal Project "La Murga De Los Niños" ft. Che Sudaka - single (Sazzah Studio Records 2017)