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Peppe Sannino

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Orchestra Italiana di Renzo Arbore


Born in Cercola (Na) on 11/05/1959,he began  to  study  percussion when he was 15.

In 1982 he obtained the Diploma in  Solfeggio and Music Theory at the Conservatory "Cimarosa" of Avellino.

In 1985 he studied Brazilian percussion in Toronto (Canada) with Larry Borg , in 1988 in New York   Caribbean and Afro-Cuban percussion with Jhon Amira and ritual Cuban drums  in Rome with Roberto Evangelista

For years, he has combined an intense activity in educational collaborations with the biggest names in Italian music.

In 1998 he founded the "Peppe Sannino Latin Jazz Quintet," with which performes in the major Italian jazz festivals. 

Since 2006 he is   endorser for MEINL.

Since 2008 he carries on a musical project called “ Onde di Terra” (Waves of the Earth) which became a cd with the same name in 2011  published by the label “ Oblique”.