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Luca Deriu

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Luca Deriu

Drummer composer and teacher, he studied at the jazz seminars of Nuoro and graduated at the Conservatory “L. Canepa Sassari” in Drums and Percussion Jazz studies. He has played in various musical contexts from Jazz to Rock, from Brazilian to Cuban and African music, in these musical contexts he played with Battista Giordano, Javier Girotto, Gavino Murgia, Antonio Ciacca, Alice Ricciardi, Lutalo “Sweet Lu” Olutosin, Saverio Lanza, Gianni Maroccolo, Rossella Faa and many other Sardinian musicians. He has performed in several festivals in Sardinia and the peninsula (Cala Gonone Jazz Festival, “Festival Internazionale Animanera Mediterranea” in Nuoro, “Musica sulle Bocche” in Santa Teresa di Gallura, Festival “Terre Sonore” in Ozieri, “Festival EMMAS” in Olbia, “Festival Internazionale di Villa Celimontana” in Rome, “Premio Nazionale delle Arti” in Messina and many others).

In 2006 he recorded with the band CUBACUBA the CD “Alguer en vivo” and with the jazz trio the entire soundtrack of the documentary “Air” by the director David Carrari, distributed by MONTURA EDITING and first prize of the Cervinia Film Festival 2009. In 2017 with the Sofia trio ( he records the CD “Sofia”, published by Dodicilune Discographical and Music Editions.

He has taught drums and percussion since 2003, both in secondary schools, including the Liceo Musicale “Satta” of Nuoro, and the Music Schools of Nuoro, Orosei and Orani.


He currently plays with a band of African, Kangbè, and he was the Jazz Orchestra “CalaGononeJazz Collective” drummer.



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