Giorgio Di Tullio began playing drums at the age of 11, at 17 he began his studies with Maestro Lucchini at the Milan Terminus. He attends seminars with: Elvin Jones, Peter Erskine, Steve Gadd, Jack De Johnette, Paul Wertico, Gregg Bissonette, Trilok Gurtu, Steve Smith, Jamey Haddad. There are many participations in musical events including the Percussion Festival at the Ciak Theater in Milan in 1991, Tirano and St. Moritz in 1994, the Lugano Jazz Festival in 1997 and 1998, the Zug Jazz Festival (CH) in 1998, Montreaux Jazz Festival 1999 and others. For 4 years he has often held seminars in Italy and abroad (Switzerland, Spain, Germany). He is the co-author of the drum method titled New Musical Horizons (Ethnic and Traditional Drums) for the BMG Ricordi.
Some Italian and foreign musicians with whom he collaborated and currently collaborate: Lorenzo De Finti, Alberto Bonacasa, Marco Bianchi, Marco Detto, Piero Bassini, Danilo Riccardi, Erminio Cella, Andrea Pollione, Mario Zara, Eros Cristiani, Jeff Gardner, Luciano Zadro, Luca Meneghello, Beppe Pini, Fabio Casali, Marco Cortesi, Gigi Cifarelli, Riccardo Bianchi, Chema Vilchez, Daniele Comoglio, Larry Nocella, Michele Bozza, Roberto Martinelli, Maurizio Carugno, Gianni Azzali, Dominique Landolf, Eric Marienthal, Marco Brioschi, Francesco Manzoni , Mauro Ottolini, Piero Orsini, Stefano Dall’Ora, Ivan Lombardi, Dario Deidda, Marco Mistrangelo, Marco Ricci, Massimo Scoca, Silvio Verdi, Marco Vaggi, Riccardo Fioravanti, Filippo Ummarino, Robert Lopez, Ernesttico, Bob Mover, Paola Folli, Daniela Rando, Paola Milzani, Tullio De Piscopo, Enea Coppaloni, Steve Smith, Giacomo Lampugnani, Alex Acuna, Pietro Bonelli, Rick Martgitza, Gendrickson Mena, Antonio Molina, Piero Leveratto, Michel Rosen, Ma rco Conti, Fabrizio Bosso etc … The quintet Giorgio di Tullio & The Four Cells was born 3 years ago.
After the second album Giorgio changed his formation and sound, inserting new elements. Mimmo Valente on sax, Luca Pasqua on guitars, William Nicastro on bass and Luca Dell’Anna on piano and keyboards. The musical address includes jazz, funk and Latin music. Listening to the sounds of the group, great authors can come to mind, from Chick Corea, Yellow Jackets, Weather Report etc. The artistic depth and experience of the various elements of the group guarantee a great quality and professionalism of the same and of the proposed music.
Giorgio Di Tullio – battery
Mimmo Valente – sax
Luca Pasqua – guitars
William Nicastro – low
Luca Dell’Anna – piano / keyboards