* BA in Drum Performance from Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Holland)
Born in Recanati (Italy), Andrea Niccolai is a drummer, bandleader and composer based in New York City. A 2018 graduate from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Holland), Niccolai studied with the great dutch drummer Eric Ineke along with Adam Nussbaum, Joe Farnsworth and Carl Allen. Since he moved to New York he had the opportunity to collaborate and to share the stage with: Ingrid Jensen, Ned Goold, Joy Brown, Joe Magnarelli, Don Hahn, Gary Smulyan, Peter Beets, Saul Rubin, Eric Alexander and Johnny O'Neal. He is currently studying for a master degree in jazz performance with the drum legend Kenny Washington at the Conservatory of Music of Purchase College.