Marcello Pellitteri

Marcello Pellitteri, an award-winning drummer, is also a pianist, composer, arranger, and producer. The 1986 harlem festival awarded Pellitteri the una via per il jazz prize. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston with Cum Laude. After that, he received a Master’s degree in Jazz Studies with distinction in Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music. He was a student of bob moses, Alan dawson and bob kaufman. Pellitteri taught at Berklee for nearly 30 years. He is currently a Professor. He has played with pop stars, jazz legends and young lions across musical genres. Recordings and performances with New York Voices grammy winners Slide Hampton, Paquito d’Rivera and Slide Hampton. He has composed music for many theater plays. He has also performed for many prominent international politicians, royal families, and Heads of States such as President Clinton, Prince Alberto in Monaco in Montecarlo, and Princess Margriet from The Netherlands. Pellitteri has released over 90 albums, and has performed on stages at international festivals and broadcast programs. Concerts at Radio City Music Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, and appearances on NBC’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, as well as many other Asian, South American, and European radio and television shows. Marcello can be found playing jazz with the top musicians in New York City where he resides when he isn’t on the road, in a studio or teaching. From

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