SANTO RIZZOLO a touring and session drummer based in Asbury Park, New Jersey specializing in R&B, funk, jazz, and rock. Hailing from the Jersey Shore, Santo has been performing and teaching professionally for over decade, backing artists including Dana Fuchs, Kings of Disco (founding members of The Village People), Matt O'Ree Band, Brielle Von Hugel (American Idol, Postmodern Jukebox) and Remember Jones.


In addition to performing for sold-out crowds at legendary venues including Asbury Park’s The Stone Pony, Convention Hall, and House of Independents, Santo regularly tours and performs around the country and internationally.  Santo has instructed hundreds of kids and adults of all ages, abilities, and musical preferences as a drum teacher at Lakehouse Music Academy in Asbury Park since 2013.


Santo looks forward to continuing his drumming journey with new players and artists in the years to come.