Fabio Vitiello

Biagio Antonacci

Fabio Vitiello

About

Paiste Artist Since
February 2021

Nationality
Italy

Main Affiliation
Biagio Antonacci

Other Affiliations
Fedez
J-Ax

Website
www.fabiovitiello.com

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„Taste, beauty and science - as of today you can simply use one word, Paiste.“

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Biography

Fabio Vitiello (born March 29, 1993) is an Italian drummer, songwriter and composer. Born in Borgo San Lorenzo and raised in Florence (Tuscany), he started to play drums at age 8 following some of his favourite drummers videos. He studied drums with the legendary Alfredo Golino and also piano and composition with Maurizio Tomberli at the Walter Savelli school. Fabio works with many artists like Laura Pausini, Biagio Antonacci, J-ax, Fedez, Chase Holfelder, Dark Dust, Federico Baroni, Giordano Maselli and more.

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    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

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    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson

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    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, fast. Wide range, complex mix. Very soft feel, very responsive. Delicately whooshing effect cymbal with a round, balanced decay for short accents in low to moderate music settings.

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