POLYRHYTHMIA AND POLYMETRY masterclass with Anselmi and Conestà

Master Class held by guitarist Giacomo Anselmi and drummer Marco Conestà.

Analysis, composition and performance in Djent-Progressive Metal style. Study of fundamental rhythmic cells and application on original songs and covers.

Sound analysis; introduction to digital guitar amplifier emulation systems via IPad and demonstration in a mix (by Valerio Massi)

Master class by Kraken (Giacomo Anselmi, Marco Conestà), in collaboration with Roland, Ibanez, Zoom and Reference Laboratory.

▶️. Friday, June 7th, 2019
h 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Saint Louis via urbana, 49/a

Credits for academic courses: 1/2 CFA

Free entry (Booking is required).


Graduated at MUSICIANS INSTITUTE in Los Angeles.
In California, in his 20s, the guitarist had the opportunity to study rock guitar with Paul Gilbert, Marty Friedman, Jennifer Batten, Bruce Bouillet, T.J. Helmerich, Greg Howe among others... Reading for guitarists with David Oakes. As for the jazz-fusion guitar he studied and played with: Scott Henderson, Mike Miller, Joe Diorio, Don Mock, Ron Eschete, Carl Verheyen.
In September 1990, Giacomo obtained the “Certificate of completion”, official diploma of the MUSICIANS INSTITUTE of Hollywood, GUITAR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY section.

He studied arrangement and composition with Maestro Bruno Tommaso and deepened jazz guitar with Dario la Penna at SAINT LOUIS.
He has collaborated for live performances, in studio, radio and television with many artists including: Nicky Nicolai and Stefano di Battista, Goblin, Amii Stewart, Amalia Grè, Stefano Panunzi (Gavin Harrison, Mick Karn), Gazebo, Mario Lavezzi, CET di Mogol, Audio 2, Federico Salvatore, Roberto Giglio, Rita Forte, Nuove Tribù Zulu, Andrea Ra, David Colaiacomo, Karl Potter, Enrico Capuano, Ostinato, Kim and others.
He is the author of the educational video "SUONARE NELLO STILE DI... PAT METHENY " ( PLAYING IN THE STYLE OF ... PAT METHENY) published by PLAYGAME distributed by CARISCH .


Dedicated to the musical rhythmic research of the African culture, as an influence in his musical language. He uses both acoustic drums and the classic drums and also electronic percussive modules. He won the Italian selection of the international roland V-drums world contest, a final held at the house of the blues in Los Angeles.
With the collaboration of Roland Brazil, he participated in Thomas Lang's Drum boot camp in Las Vegas.

Co-founder of the group 2DExperience, with which he participated in the Galleon international music festival, at the Ficulle in rock festival sharing the stage with Carl Palmer
He currently plays with the Djant metal progressive band, "Kraken", with the guitarist Giacomo Anselmi. Among the various collaborations: Karl Potter, dance and percussion company Afro shook, Ruggero Artale, Drak, Paul Whitehead, La pelle nera, Pino d'Angio', Alan Sorrenti, Tribal dance, Alberto di Giacomo.