Roberto Carella

Joya Marleen

Roberto Carella


Paiste Artist Since
September 2015


Main Affiliations
Joya Marleen
Priya Ragu


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„Paiste cymbals have this unique sound that has so much character. I couldn't imagine myself playing any other cymbal brand.“


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Roberto Carella was born in Munich (Germany) in September 1991. He spent his childhood first in Italy, then in the Italian part of Switzerland. Already at a very early age he started hitting on pans and carton boxes outside the house and begged his parents to gift him with a drum set. Finally, on his 10th birthday Roberto had his first drum lesson. From that day on he knew he wanted to become drummer. Today Roberto is three times Winner of Switzerland ś Drumming Competition and one of the most demanded Swiss Live-and Studio-Drummer. He is mostly known for his musical versatility and for his very passionate, groovy and precise playing. His breakthrough happened in 2012. Roberto Carella joined the band for «Deutschland sucht den Superstar» TV-Show Winner Luca Hänni and toured extensively throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland for two years. After his successful career start, he continued working with countless internationally acclaimed artists such as: DJ BOBO / PRIYA RAGU / MIMIKS / BILLY COBHAM / JAMES MORRISON / MARC BROUSSARD / JOHANNES OERDING / JOYA MARLEEN / TRAUFFER / NICKLESS / RITSCHI / PEPE LIENHARD / BEATRICE EGLI / ALAIN CLARK / LUCA HÄNNI / ANDRYY / LCONE / SHAYNA STEELE / NICK MAEDER / FABIENNE LOUVES / LUCKY WÜTHRICH / THE KRUGER BROTHERS / SINA / ELIANE MÜLLER / GIGI MOTO / STEINER & MADLAINA / PHIL SIEMERS / MARCELA / ARGYLE / MICHAEL RICE / MICHAEL VON DER HEIDE / FLORIAN AST / MAJA BRUNNER / CAROLINE ALVES / SEVEN / ADRIAN STERN / JAMES GRUNTZ / BASCHI / GREGOR MEYLE / MARC SWAY / AVERY SUNSHINE / BASTIAN BAKER / TEESY / IRA MAY / DAMIAN LYNN / KINGS ELLIOT / NICK MELLOW / MICHAEL GRIMM / LAITH AL-DEEN / DABU FANTASTIC / NINA ATTAL / NOAH VERAGUTH / KNACKEBOUL / VERONICA FUSARO / PHIL DANKNER / MANILLIO / ANNA KÄNZIG / ADRIAN KÜBLER / JENNIE LENA / ROGER BLEVINS JR. / SHIRLEY GRIMES / EMILIA ANASTAZJA / STEPHANIE SOUNDS / ISHANTU / SKOR / CILIA HUNCH / JOHN GAILO / ANNA SMITH / TANJA DANKNER / LEVIN / LEONA PHILIPPO / JAN OLIVER / LASKAAR / DAMIEN WICKS / JEN DALE / DODO / LIONS HEAD / PATRIC SCOTT / BRANDY BUTLER ... and many more. Parallel to countless concerts throughout Europe, he concluded his “Master of Arts in Jazz” at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in January 2017.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    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.

  • Sounds