Alberto Netto was born and raised in Santos, Brazil. He is currently Associate Professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, as well as a world-renown Brazilian drummer, percussionist, author, clinician and composer. He has collaborated with many talented musicians, such as David Costa Quintet, Claudio Roditi, Chico Gomes, Luciana Souza, Zeza Mota, Filo Machado, Berklee Jazz Composers Orchestra, William & Wilmar, and many others. Alberto is a highly sought after clinician and educator, travelling around the world to hold drum and percussion clinics for Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, and Vic Firth Sticks.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformancePlaying with the Berklee Jazz Composers Orchestra at the Berklee Performance Center was memorable because that was one of my first performance in the US.
What Drives Your Creativity?Looking for different approaches to playing the drums
Why do you choose Vic Firth?My favorite stick is the F1 model because of the clean sounds it produces on the ride cymbal as well as buzz rolls on the snare drum.