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LUCA POLETTI

Film composer, pianist and conductor. 

Multi Award-winning artist has collaborated with artists from all over the world and different musical backgrounds, he did many concerts in prestigious venues such as Central Park (NYC), Birdland (NYC), Maerz Musik of Berlin, Chamber of Deputies (Italian Parliament) as well as important collaborations as assistant to Maria Schneider, Gil Goldstein, Uri Caine, Paolo Fresu and many others.

 

He taught at the Conservatory of Trento and held the related jazz orchestra for several years until he moved to New York City for a different time during which he was able to be assistant to Gil Goldstein in the workshop of the “New York University - Music Department”.

 

He composes music for film, theater, commercials and jazz music.

 

He has also been part of some juries for the evaluation of soundtracks and played with artists from all over the world such as Australia, Ukraine, Canada, America - New York, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Great Britain, Scotland, Africa and many others countries.

He's "Cultore della Materia" (teacher's assistant) in "Composing for Media, Tv,Theater" at "Santa Cecilia" Conservatory of Music in Rome under Composing Department. 

EDUCATION

COLLABORAtions

Birdland Big band (NYC)

Paolo Fresu

Uri Caine

Steve Swallow

Maria Schneider

Fabrizio Bosso

David Riondino

Jeremy Pelt

Christopher Kraig (Canada)

West European Symphony Orch (P)

Enrico Ruggeri (support band)

Bruno Tommaso

Alborada String Quartett

“Big Band LINZ”

Ngo Ngofa (West End-London)

Sidma Orchestra

Ian Cooper (Australia)

Kenny Martyn (UK)

Glenn Drewes(Broadway-New York)

Ryan Ahern

Andrew Stewart(London)

Donnt Ray Evins (Las Vegas)

Stephani Parker (Las Vegas)

Roman Vdovenko (Ukraine)

Ben Mills (England)

Andrew Meyer (Ohio)

Saint Louis Big Band

Ensemble instrumental dell'HEMU (CH)

Centro sperimentale di Cinematografia (Roma)

Università Roma3

Cineteca Nazionale di Bologna

Orchestra giovanile "Santa Cecilia"

CONCERTs

“Central Park – New York”

“MaerzMusik – Berlin”

"Chamber of Deputies"

"Valsugana Jazz Tour"

“Birdland Jazz Club – New York”

“Primiero Dolomiti Festival”

“Epistrophy – Manhattan”

“Trento Film Festival”

“BCV Concert Hall - Swiss”

“New conversations in Jazz”

Veneto Jazz 

"Serravalle Pistoiese in Jazz"

"Casa del Jazz Festival Roma"

“Festival dell’Economia-Trento”

“Pomeriggi Musicali”

"Barga Jazz Fest"

"Chiesa S. Luigi dei Francesi"

"Odio L'estate, Roma"

“Itinerari Jazz- Trento”

“Reggio Emilia Music Festival”

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Indie Gathering Film scoring 2018

Honorable Mention Award

(Ohio, USA)

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European Music Competition

2nd Prize

(First non assigned)

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BargaJazz Festival 2013

Category Groups

1st Premio

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(Ri)Scritture in Jazz

Category Arranger

Finalist

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Lavagnino Film Festival 2018

Special Prize

Composing competition

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Trento Film Festival 2013

1st Prize

(Best soundtrack)

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Piacenza Jazz Contest

Category Arranger

Audience award

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Concorso Nazionale Luigi Nono

Chamber Music

Finaliste

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European Jazz Contest 2011

1st prize 

Composer section

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Nuovi Orizzonti Competition

1st Prize

Second on all categories

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Città di Carlino Conc. Int.

3rd Prize

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Barga Jazz Festival 2016

Category arranger

Finalist

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Premio "Pino Massara" 2018

2nd Prize

Category Jazz

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Baronissi Jazz

Contest 2013

Section: groups

2nd Prize

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Barga Jazz Festival 2010/2012/2017/2018

Category Composer

Finalist

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Barga Jazz Festival 2019

Category Arranger

Finalist

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

RAI Radio 2 - National Broadcast Radio​

“Il pianeta della musica Jazz" by Giuseppe Segala and Daniele Torresan

Episode 31 ottobre 2012  -  Luca Poletti, the musician

Episode 13 giugno 2013 - COLORS by Luca Poletti

Episode 8 marzo 2017 -Luca Poletti and Fiorenzo Zeni

 

RAI Radio 1​​ - National Broadcast Radio

“Il pianeta della musica Jazz di Giuseppe Segala e Daniele Torresan

Episode 17 gennaio 2018  - Luca Poletti, his music on America

Radio Belluno​

Dieci&Lode di Donatella Boldo

Episode del 7 febbraio 2011-  Luca Poletti's Music

Episode 21 giugno 2013-  COLORS by Artist Luca Poletti 

Episode 31 marzo 2014- Luca Poletti in concert with Paolo Fresu

Episode 1 giugno 2014- Luca Poletti in concert with Paolo Fresu

Episode july 2015- "Peter Pan goes to war" by Poletti Riondino

Episode 3 ottobre 2016- "Peter Pan goes to war" at Belluno

Episode 18 dicembre 2017 -  Luca Poletti, his music and America

 

Vatican Radio

Episode 17 gennaio 2019 – Concert at San Luigi dei Francesi (Rome)

Radio Dolomiti

​Zona sonora protetta by Fabio De Santi

Episode 28 ottobre 2013- COLORS and Luca Poletti

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Radio VertigoAlessandria​

“All One Jazz” by Giorgia Barosso

Episode17 dicembre 2013- Emerging artists (COLORS)

Episode 12 marzo 2016- Emerging artists

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Radio Senise Centrale Potenza

​“Misterenne” by Nicola Melfi

Episode 2 dicembre 2013- Luca Poletti and COLORS

  

Radio Cernusco Stereo Milano​

“Urban Nights” di Blackjack

Episode 22 novembre 2013 - Donato Zoppo introduces Luca Poletti

INTERviews

newspaper

articles

Il giornale di Barga

Berliner Morgenpost (GERM)

Corriere del Veneto

24 heures (CH)

Il Corriere del Trentino

Corriere delle Alpi

QV Newspaper (AUS)

L’Alto Adige

Il Trentino L’Adige
Il Gazzettino
Le Muse
La città di Salerno

Radio Vaticana

New York Italian Culture Institute (USA)

COMPOSING and arranging for concert band

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

M° Daniele Carnevali

CLASSICAL

PIANO

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

M° Nicoletta Antoniacomi

FILM SCORING

Conservatory of Music

"Santa Cecilia"

ROME

M° Maurizio Gabrieli

"Magna cum laude" and honorable mention

JAZZ music

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

M° Roberto Cipelli e Robert Bonisolo

"Magna cum laude" and honorable mention