Growing up in Georgia, Roman started playing classical instruments at a very young age, such as violin, flute, piano, French horn. At the age of 12, he moved to the Czech Republic with his musical family. From there he started playing bass in local bands, eventually switching to drums.
Soon after, he started to study music full time at the Prague classical conservatory, specializing in drums, percussion, and piano. After 6 years of study, Roman graduated with a certificate in musical arts.
During the later years of his musical education, Roman was already establishing himself on Czech music scene, touring and recording with national acts. Eventually he ended up joining one of the biggest bands in the country called Czechomor.
After 5 years with Czechomor he moved to Los Angeles. While astablished in LA, Roman built a recording studio, and began playing and recording with many international artists. Roman also got engaged in writing musical scores at his home studio.
In 2017 he landed the drumming position in Daron Malakian’s band Scars On Broadway.