Perhaps Mauro is best known as the drummer with The Georgia Satellites, whose song “Keep Your Hands To Yourself”, “I Love You Period” and “Hippy Hippy Shake”(Cocktail starring Tom Cruise and a Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Movie) shook up the music industry in the late 80s. He still plays with Dan Baird, lead singer of the Satellites all over the world.
Mauro has illustrated numerous books for major publications such as Pelican Press, Long Street
Press, The Globe Peqout Press and John Wiley and Sons. He’s also written and illustrated 3
children’s books published by Green Dragon Publishing, UK.
Mauro lives in a 120 year old farm house on 25 acres in Monroe, Wisconsin with his wife Tracy. Together they have two wonderful daughters Rachel, and Julia. They also have a granddaughter, Leah. His hobbies include oxygen farming (planting native trees), gardening, woodworking, and collecting vintage drum sets.
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