Drummer Antonio Trapanotto releases tutorial book
(mtebaldi | Posted 2010-08-24)
Professor, columnist, and member of one of the first tango groups in Argentina (“Saxtango”), the South American Paiste endorsee, Antonio “Trapa” Trapanotto, has become one of the most respected “gaucho” drummers, boasting a successful drumming career that has taken him to work in the most diverse music areas including recording studios, television shows, live concerts, musical comedies, cultural projects, and education. Mr. Trapanotto began his percussion studies (timpani) with Master Antonio Yepes (permanent timpanist at Colon Theatre) in 1968 and then studying with Rolando Picardi. Along with singer Roque Narvaja and other professional musicians, he took part in the cultural project “group Chimango” with whom he recorded their self-titled release. This record was recorded for the enterprise CBS Columbia from Argentina and is considered one of the first releases of folk-fusion in the country. Currently working as the professor of Drums and Percussion at Hurlinghan Sta Hildas College and at Sir Thomas Mallory School, Anotnio also writes for one the most prestigious percussion magazines in that part of the world, the “Bateristas al Sur” magazine.