Anselmo Luisi is a drummer, percussionist and body percussionist.
In 2009 he graduated in classical percussion at the Conservatorio of Trieste. In 2013 he graduated in jazz drums at the Scuole Civiche of Milan; in the same year he graduated in Economics for Arts, Culture and Communication at the Bocconi University in Milan.
He is an active drummer and percussionist with several bands with which he has toured in Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Switzerland, France, Morocco and China. He has played with musicians such as Giovanni Falzone, Gianpaolo Casati, Enrico Zanisi, Liutauras Janusaitis, Russ Spiegel, Luca Dell'Anna, Selton, Virtuosi del Carso (band of Paolo Rossi). He has played with the Civica Jazz Band aside Paolo Tomelleri and Emilio Soana. He has performed with the percussive ensemble Time Percussion alongside Marco Vaggi, Tony Arco, Giulio Visibelli.
He has taken part in several theatre plays as actor and performer; since 2017 he has been performing in SBADABENG or the art of hitting yourself, a comic body percussion solo show which has been performed in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Croatia.
In 2014 he recorded the album “Electribute” with the jazz/rock band Loosebites featuring Giovanni Falzone. In the same year he recorded the album “What are you looking for?” with the irish folk band Wooden Legs.
He performed as body percussionist at the TEDx event in Trento University named “TedxUnitn: The pulse of innovation”. He regularly holds several body percussion workshops in collaboration with Daniel Plentz (Selton) and in some occasions with Manuel Frattini.