Italian drummer and composer Alessandro D'Aloia has performed with international artists Mike Stern, Karen Jones, Jerry Korman, Clem Aschford, Karl Potter, Alcione, Elza Soares, Salome da Bahia, Abdalla Mohamed, Aki Montoya, Tete' e Sara Alhinho. In Italy, he toured with Edoardo de Angelis, Gianluca Guidi, Righeira, Baraonna, and Schola Cantorum. In addition, Alessandro's collaborations have been featured on TV channels like Rai Uno, Rai Tre, Rai Educational, and Canale 5. His music includes Ethnic, Funk, and Jazz style, with a section of Odd Grooves, and fun beat and loops.
Alessandro D'Aloia's "Capoeira Song" is the winner of our Editor's Choice Award for February, 2012.
Capturing the heart and rhythm of Brazil, it evokes the simple and pure beauty of Brazilian dance, rhythm and singing in one earthy, fun song.
Alessandro D'Aloia boasts thirty years of experience in music business, with a substantial discography and various publications in specialized magazines and websites about his winning project, "Brazilian Ethno Drumming." Alessandro's specialty is a drums minus-one method, published by Bemolle Music Publishing, and adapted by many drummers to enhance their music and make it more exciting for TV, Film, Documentary and all new media applications.
Original loop of a folk brazilian percussion instrument called Berimbau, that is used in the capoeira meeting; two bars with time speed of 94 bpm, perfect for jingle, documentary or movie music production. Achromatic Percussion, Berimbau