As a 2 year old, he would follow his father into classes and during these wanderings discovered his natural inclination to the instrument. At 8, He had his first public performance with his mother and by 13, he was working with All India Radio on numerous recordings.
He has performed with a number of artists including Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull, Boris Grebenshikov, Dr L Subramanium, Kavita Krishnamoorthy, Harharan, to name a few.
His inspirations vary a lot from Ustaad Zakir Hussain to Hidalgo Giovanni to Buddy Rich, just to name a few.
Gabriele Pollina is an Handpan player and drummer from Italy. His music style combines Handpan Music and electronic beats played live with percussive electro pedals. In 2016 he started a music trip throughout Australia, Asia and Europe, during this journey he has had the possibility to discover and be influenced by different musical cultures and styles, playing with multiple musicians around the world