Hello, my name is Fabio, I'm a professional drummer living in East London with tons of experience playing different styles(Hard Rock,Funk,Jazz,Gospel,Pop & more) for the last 20+ years.
I lived and studied in Los Angeles for 5 years and I also was Musical Director on cruise ships, so I have plenty of experience and resources I can pass on to you.
Whether you are a beginner or an advanced drummer, any style you want to master or topic you want to expand on, I am here to help you accomplish your goals and get motivated; let's drum!
A native of Trieste, Italy, Fabio Poian is a versatile drummer and music producer who has been part of many musical projects in which he has played in a variety of styles. He has had the opportunity to play everything from Metal to Jazz and Gospel to Pop in ensembles as small as a Funk trio and as big as a 50 piece brass band.
Some of the most renowned artist he has played with include Arturo Sandoval, Andrae Crouch, Melissa Manchester and Clint Holmes to name a few. On November 29th 2007 Fabio won the Under18 - Groove section national final of the Italian “Drummer of Tomorrow” contest which was organized by Mapex in Bologna, and hosted by Dom Famularo.
In October 2009, Fabio moved to the United States to pursue his career and to study music performance at the Los Angeles Music Academy (now LA College of Music) under the guidance of world class drummers such as Joe Porcaro, Ralph Humphrey, Tony Inzalaco, Gary Ferguson, Richie Gajate Garcia, Aaron Serfaty, Dave Beyer and Michael Packer.
After a successful five years living and working in the US, Fabio went on to play on numerous cruise ships including 6 star liners, both as sideman and Musical Director, where the band played a large variety of music from party sets and jazz events to shows in the theatre for the on-board cast or guest entertainers.
Fabio is now living in London and working as a freelance musician in a variety of projects and lineups.
3 customer reviews
Fabio is a really chilled and fun guy as well as being knowledgeable and having great ideas to help me achieve what I want as a drummer. Would recommend to anyone!
Working with Fabio throughout my entire drumming career, although short, has been an absolute pleasure. He keeps me in check, gives me the tools I need to succeed whilst making it an absolute blast every lesson! 🤘
Fabio is a fantastic teacher, highly recommend him