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Francesco Finch Russo

Presently he is a certified "SCUDERIE CAPITANI MUSIC ACADEMY"drum teacher with over 40 students, studio and live sessionist, chief manager at BACKSTAGE ACADEMY and he is in his senior year study in Communication Technology University.

He attended the famous THE COLLECTIVE Music College in New York. He has worked with: Gianluca Capitani (Steve Vai, Robben Ford), Vincenzo Mario Cristi (Vanilla Sky), Antonella Nina Ricci (The Blackmills, Buddy Miles), Maurizio Luciani (Piazzolla), Claudio Merico (Consoli, Capuano), Susan Didrichsen (Spyrogyra), Alessando Paolucci (RawPower), Karl Potte, Maurizio Montanesi (Baglioni, Zero), Federica Sciamanna (The Shiver/Giuseppe Ottaviani), Enrico Mianulli (D'Avola , Melomè) and more.

He has also shared the stages with: Misfits, The Ark (Swe), Faith No More, Chemical Brothers, Papa Roach, God Is An Astronaut, Pendulum (Eng), Brujeria, Immolation, Negramaro (Ita), Vanilla, Meganoidi, Perturbazione, Yuppie Flu, Therapy, Negura Bunget (Ro), Ragnarock (Nor), to name a few.

FINCH started his music education around the age of 15 with Danilo Bonucci. He then attended the STAFF MUSIC SCHOOL in Viterbo (Italy) for 5 years, studying with Claudio Gioannini.

With The Shiver he recorded 5 releases , played over 600 gigs around the world. In 2015 he started his PASSION & BALANCE Clinic Tour around Italy and Europe. Currently he is an Endorser for ZILDJIAN Cymbals, SONOR Drums, EVANS Heads, PROMARK Sticks , I- CON , FOCUSRITE Audio Dev.

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