http://www.samaliano.com/ Sam Aliano was born in Melbourne Australia July 16 1972. He started showing an interest in drums at the tender age of 4 and started taking lessons at the age of 5. In that year he also performed his first gig playing percussion with the Marciano Music school orchestra in Melbourne. From the ages 6 through 14, Sam played in a Latin dance band with his family, performing in Melbourne and Interstate. With this band, Sam was the youngest musician to perform live on 3EA radio station.