After a short period of self-teaching, Tommy had the chance to study with several private teachers: Antonio Ongarello (author of instructional books for BMG and Carish), Marco Fanton, Massimo Varini (Nek, Laura Pausini, Vasco), Paolo Rettore and Alessio Menconi (Billy Cobham, Paolo Conte).

Music In Film Certificate at the London Film Academy. The course was held by Simon Whiteside, composer for the famous British tv network BBC and orchestrator for composers by the likes of Harry Gregson-Williams (Shrek I, II & III, The Chronicles of Narnia, X-Men The Origins: Wolverine) and Nicholas Hooper (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince).

Higher Diploma at the Institute of Contemporary Music and Performance of London, studying with David Birnie, Phil Capone, Gianluca Corona, Martin Goulding, Lee Hodgson, Barry Langton, Andy Saphir, Jay Stapley, Tolis Zavaliaris, Ken Foreman, Sophie Daniels, Tony Moore and Kit Buckler.


Tommy is a member of the progressive metal band Twinspirits. He also recorded on many albums released by Frontiers Records (Toto, Whitesnake, Mr.Big) and Lion Music (Tony MacAlpine, Jennifer Batten, Richie Kotzen) produced by Daniele Liverani (Genius Rock Opera, Twinspirits and former member of Empty Tremor) such as Khymera,Twinspirits, Cosmics, Prime Suspect with world acclaimed artists by the likes of Virgil Donati (Planet X / Steve Vai), Dennis Ward (bass player for Pink Cream 69 and producer of Angra), Rufus Philpot (Al DiMeola / Planet X), Olaf Senkbeil (Uli Jon Roth / Dreamtide) and Liverani him-self.

In addition to the live shows with Twinspirits, Tommy had the chance to be on the bill for three important Italian guitar festival, Guitar FestGuitar Day IVand VI, sharing the stage with Paul Gilbert, Mattias Eklundh, Marco Sfogli, Michael Angelo Batio, Josè De Castro, Daniele Gottardo and many others.

In september 2010, Tommy recorded electric guitar on a classical symphony composed by Robin Olson, session violinist for many big names (such as Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Lady GaGa, Andrea Bocelli) and violin player for the Hollywood Studio Symphony (Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, James Horner and many others).


Tommy scored soundtracks for short-movies for the London Film Academy, documentaries directed by award-winning director Claudio von Planta and theatre.


From 2009 to 2010, Tommy has been an instructional columnist for an Italian guitar magazine called Axe.