Born in Palermo on 17/12/1974. In 1983 He began the study of drums in Palermo with jazz drummer Fabio Perricone and made his first group experiences with some local bands. Since 1985 he continues his studies with the famous jazz drummer Paolo Mappa Since 1990 he has performed with different formations in various local citizens and the province of Palermo. In 1993 he moved to Tuscany where he studied jazz and latin drums with Piero Borri at the Accademia Musicale Fiorentina , renowned music school in Florence. He began his professional activity as a drum teacher at some musical associations of the Florentine Valdarno

He continues his activity as a drummer performing live in local, in musical competitions and recording various demos – in recording studio – of both original music and cover with different bands Toscane. In 1996 he continued his studies at the Accademia di Musica Moderna National School with Maestro Franco Rossi he attended courses in ensemble music , he participated in music seminars and continued his artistic activity participating in several musical projects . In 2004 he obtained a Diploma in Drums at the Academy of Modern Music in Milan.

In 2005 he passed the exams of the teacher course organised by the Academy of Modern Music and became a drum teacher of the AMM National school . Since 2011 he has managed his professional activity -“Carlo Catalano drum School” – both in the educational and artistic field as a live drummer and studying  with different formations of various musical styles.

He writes for the magazine Drum Clubnel 2013 achieves. the certificate of evaluation of the London College of Music for the 8th grade in Drum Kit. Since 2014 He continues his studies by participating in refresher courses and educational seminars with world-famous drummers ( Billie Cobham , Dannis Chambers , Dom Famularo , Steve Gadd and others ) . He continues teaching as a teacher specializing in coordination and beginning the drafting of two autograph methods , thematic seminars , publications

He continues his activity as a musician, both live and in the recording studio, as well as carrying on the musical production of the musical groups with which he plays. Since 2018 He plays with I Malerba recording in the studio the album ” The Big Blue ” and participating in the promotional tours of the album.

He recorded the album with the trio Blues Stockfish Combo and continues his teaching activity as a teacher . Currently continues teaching and as a live musician and in recording studio.