Drummer and bandleader, Vin Scialla, has traveled the world performing jazz and world music. Vin balances a career as drummer, composer, and educator in New York City. US Department of Defense entertainment tours have taken him to the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia and Egypt.Sciallais best known for his innovative fusion of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean/Southern Italian, North Indian and American musical traditions.
Sciallaco leads a writing and recording band with saxophonist Eric Schugren, which includes Brian Charette on B3 organ and Mike DiRubbo on saxophone. In addition, he has performed with artists such as Valery Ponomarev, John T. La Barbera, Cyrille Aimee, Francois Moutin, JD Allen, Abraham Burton, Fabio Morgera, Vernon Reid, Eric Revis, Alessandra Belloni, Isa Pereira and Nashaz.
Scialla’s recording history includes several albums including The Sciallaand Schugren Project (Liftoff/Prime Directive Jazz), Mission: on Mars w/Neel Murgai (Liftoff Records) and Snehasish Mozumder (Random Chance Records) to name a few. Scialla recently performed at Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors NYC, Symphony Space, United Nations, and The Greene Space at WNYC Radio. His sponsors include Sennheiser/Neumann, Remo, and Sabian Cymbals. Link:liftoffmusic.com