Daniele ChianteseDaniele Chiantese

Daniele Chiantese is many things including Drummer, Educator, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Product and Marketing Consultant. 
Under the supervision of Claudio Mastracci and Daniele Chiantese, he has studied at Saint Louis College of Music in Rome where he also earned his professional diploma in Midi, Sound Engineering and Hard Disk Recording. He has received lessons from Maurizio De Lazzaretti, Pietro Iodice, Maurizio Boco, Gianni Oddi, Daniele Di Gregorio and Giorgio Gaslini. 

He is currently a teacher at Saint Louis College of Music and teaches Jazz Drum, Pop Rock Drum, Multi-Style Drum courses, as well Rock / Blues Drum Impro and Modern Session Drumming.

As a session’s man, Daniel has worked on live performances and recording sessions with Italian and international artists such as Matthew Garrison, Bob Franceschini, Aamit Chatterjee, David Jackson, Brett Garsed, Guthrie Govan, Dominic Di Piazza, Wojtek Pilichowski, Marek Raduli, Andreas Martelle, Ben Macdonald, Daniele Sepe, Brigada International, Vesuvian Magmatic Orchestra, Rote Jazz Fraktion, Lino Cannavacciuolo, Paolo Fresu, Shaone, William Stravato, Salvatore Russo, Solis String Quartet, Ginevra Di Marco, Paolo Vallesi, Gatto Panceri, GOLD, Saturnino, Daniele Di Gregorio, Achille Succi, Roberto Bonati, PippoMatino, Rocco Zifarelli, Giulio Martino, Marco Brioschi, Giovanni Imparato, Alfredo Paixao, Davide Pannozzo, 4MX, Peppe Barra, Dan Moretti, Riccardo Tesi, Vincenzo Zitiello, Lina Sastri, Elena Ledda and many more.

Daniele has played in many of the most famous Italian festivals such as Time In Jazz, Recanati Award, Umbria Jazz, Pomigliano Jazz, Udine Jazz, Liri Blues, Spoleto Music, Villa Ada Meet The World, Eddie Lang Jazz Festival, Maggio Fiorentino, International Festival of Creativity, Blues In Town, Tropea Blues, Folkhest, Mediterranean Festival, Materadio (Radio Tre), Ameno Blues and many more.

He has recorded soundtracks for Rai TV and Rai Fiction and taken part in numerous television and radio broadcasts such as Radio Tre Suite, TG2 Costume and Society, Mizar, Domenica In, Cuccioli, Sereno Variabile, Radio1 Concerts Del Quirinale, and La Befana Di Rai One.

In 2013, he recorded more than 300 “Tracks” for Rai TV, organized and directed by Lino Cannavacciuolo for Pepito productions and published by Rai Trade.


From 2001 to 2007 he has endorsed prominent brands including Drum, Anatolian, Gibraltar, Toca, Mackie, and Audio Technique.

He has worked not only as a product and marketing consultant, but has also led demonstrations and educational clinics. He has more than 100 clinics in Germany, 6 consecutive appearances at Frankfurt Musikmesse as a demonstrator and performer at Main Stage. In 2005 and 2006, he performed at Reed Musik Messe, the most famous festival in the musical field and at the three drum-camps edition of Muziczna Owczarnia in Poland.

As a demonstrator and product specialist, Daniele took part in the 2006 edition of the Event Salon of La Musique in Paris.

In 2006 and 2007, he played at Le Bag’Show at the drum festival run by the French company “La Baguetterie” during which live DVDs have been recorded and published by the special magazine Batteur. He also performed at Interdrum Festival in Holland.

In addition to the work at the international clinics, he has also taken part in the music field as well as the international drum festival such as London Drummer Live, Musik Produktiv, Disma Music Show, European Bass Day, Rome Bass Day, Sound Expo, Sib, Sol Music, La Cicala Open Day, Batterika, and Elettrika.

From 2007 to 2011, Daniele was appointed endorser of Sonor Drums and Ufip and in light of this, he played at 2010 Baterika’s edition, also recording a live DVD there.

Since 2010, he has been an endorser of Yamaha Dtx Drums. He has been involved in communication, clinic, and demo activities for the largest local dealers, taking part in the 2011 edition and 2012 Bacterika in Rome.

Since 2012, he has been an official endorser of the brand Yamaha Acoustic Drums along with being an international endorser of Yamaha Drums, Yamaha Dtx and Zildjian Cymbals.

Drum, Percussion, Ax, Guitars, Musical Instruments, Sound & Light, Back-line, Drummer, Sticks, Drum-Heads, Drums & Percussion, Soundcheck, Batteur, Perqsja, Drumset May

In addition, he received the award «Music for Children» conferred on him by Amref International and the Piedmont Region.