Massimiliano Salina was born in Gallarate, Italy, on June 11th 1987. Graduated in the "Jazz Studies Master's" at the "Conservatory of Milan", he began studying music very young, starting with the piano.
Then he studied drums with Carlo Bernardinello, Oscar Trabucchi, Maxx Furian, Paolo Pellegatti, Giuseppe Cacciola, Stefano Bagnoli and Bengt Stark.
Thanks to a scholarship and he studied in Stockholm, Sweden, at the "Royal College of Music" (KMH) for his Master's degree.
He attended Masterclass and Workshop for "Siena Jazz" and "Berklee College of Music - Umbria jazz" and took part in many stages hold by various international artists.
He played and recorded with some artists like Jonathan Kreisberg, Henrik Linder, Yuri Goloubev, Yves Theiler, Harold Danko, Mike Mainieri, Joe Fonda, Joakim Milder, Eva Wymola and others.