Living in his hometown Naples, he has received a PhD in cultural anthropology. He is currently a secondary
school teacher. As a music journalist and disseminator of traditional and world music he has published articles and essays over a period of more than 30 years. He co-edits the online magazine BlogFoolk, produces and hosts the radio show Globofonie and contribute to Songlines and Il Manifesto. He is a consultant to the artistic direction of Premio Nazionale Città di Loano per la Musica Tradizionale Italiana and a panellist to Transglobal World Music Chart and to Balkan World Music Chart.