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LUCA POLETTI

ARTIST 

Multi-awarded composer and finalist at the "Marvin Hamlisch International Music Award 2021" (jury president Quincy Jones) Luca has collaborated with artists from all over the world with different musical backgrounds like Maria Schnieder, Gil Goldstein, Uri Caine, Paolo Fresu and many others. 

His talent has been recognised by several prestigious institutions, leading him to perform and present his work in venues like  Central Park (NYC), Birdland (NYC), North Georgia University (USA), ISSMA - Indianapolis (USA), Camera dei Deputati (Rome), Berlin (D), Tirana (Albania)

 

TRAINING

BA in JAZZ MUSIC from Conservatorio "F.A.Bonporti"-TRENTO (110 cum laude and honorable mention)

Master Degree in COMPOSITION FOR APPLIED MUSIC from Conservatorio "Santa Cecilia"-ROME (110 cum laude and honorable mention)

BA in PIANO at the Conservatory "F.A.Bonporti"-TRENTO

Degree in INSTRUMENTATION for WIND BAND from the "F.A.Bonporti"-TRENTO

 

TEACHING

Over the years, Luca has held teaching positions in several Italian conservatories, including Sassari, and Rome and Trento where he also led the relative jazz orchestras. Currently, he is professor of Jazz Composition at the Conservatory of Music “A.Buzzolla” in Adria, Italy.

In 2017 he also had the pleasure to be Gil Goldstein assistant at the New York University Music Department.

 

ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

A sought-after arranger, he composes music for large jazz ensembles, symphony orchestras and short films/movies.

 

PUBLICATION

Luca regularly publishes for several publishing houses: Da Vinci (Jap), Wingert-Jones (Philadelphia), Morlacchi (Ita), Marina Music Publishing (Seattle), Wicky Music (Milan, ITA)

He has also served on a number of soundtrack evaluation juries for awards

 

He has also served on a number of soundtrack evaluation juries 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, many other countries.

COLLABORAtions

Birdland Big Band (NYC)

Paul Fresu

Uri Caine

Steve Swallow

Mary Schneider

Fabrizio Bosso

Crown Point Jazz Orchestra (USA)

Jeremy Pelt

UNG jazz band (USA)

David Riondino
Christopher Kraig (Canada)

West European Symphony Orchestra (P)

Enrico Ruggeri (support band)

Bruno Tommaso

Chopin Big Band (Warsaw, Poland)

Alborada String Quartet

“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)

Dont Ray Evins (Las Vegas)

Stephani Parker (Las Vegas)

Roman Vdovenko (Ukraine)

Ben Mills (England)

Andrew Meyer (Ohio)

Saint Louis Big Band

Instrumental Ensemble of the HEMU (CH)

Center experimental of Cinematography (Rome)

University of Rome3

National Film Archive of Bologna

Youth Orchestra "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”

EDUCATION

JAZZ music

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

Maestro Roberto Cipelli and Robert Bonisolo

"Magna cum laude" and honorable mention

COMPOSING and arranging for concert band

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

Maestro Daniele Carnevali

CLASSICAL

PIANO

Conservatory of Music

"F.A.Bonporti"

TRENTO

Maestro Nicoletta Antoniacomi

FILM SCORING

Conservatory of Music

"Santa Cecilia"

ROME

Maestro Maurizio Gabrieli

"Magna cum laude" and honorable mention

PRIZES and ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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Marvin Hamlisch International Music Award 2021/2022

Quincy Jones Jury

(New York, USA)

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Lavagnino Film Festival 2018

Special Prize

Composing competition

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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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Luigi Nono National Competition

Chamber Music

Finaliste

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Barga Jazz Festival 2016

Category arranger

Finalist

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Indie Gathering Film Scoring Compete '21

2nd Prize

(Ohio, USA)

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Music Cosmos International Music Competition 2022

Shortlists

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Trent Film Festival 2013

1st Prize

(Best soundtrack)

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City of Carlino Conc. Int.

3rd Prize

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Indie Gathering Film scoring 2018

Honorable Mention Award

(Ohio, USA)

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Piacenza Jazz Contest

Category Arranger

Audience award

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Carlo Gargioni International Prize

1st price

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European Jazz Contest 2011

1st prize 

Composer section

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New Horizons Competition

1st Prize

Second on all categories

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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

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Japan International Choral  Competition

Finalist

Tokyo, Japan

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"Pino Massara" Award 2018

2nd Prize

Category Jazz

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Baronissi Jazz

Contests 2013

Section: groups

2nd Prize

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(Re)Writings in Jazz

Category Arranger

Finalist

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Stelvio Cipriani International Composition Competition

Semifinalist

INTERviews

RAI Radio 2 - National Broadcast Radio​

"The Planet of Jazz Music" by Giuseppe Segala and Daniele Torresan

Episode October 31, 2012 - Luca Poletti, the musician

Episode June 13, 2013 - COLORS by Luca Poletti

Episode March 8, 2017 -Luca Poletti and Fiorenzo Zeni

 

RAI Radio 1​​ - National Broadcast Radio

"The Planet of Jazz Music" by Giuseppe Segala and Daniele Torresan

Episode January 17, 2018 - Luca Poletti, his music on America.

Radio Belluno​

Ten&Lode by Donatella Boldo

Episode February 7, 2011- Luca Poletti's Music

Episode June 21, 2013- COLORS by Artist Luca Poletti 

Episode March 31, 2014- Luca Poletti in concert with Paolo Fresu

Episode june 1, 2014- Luca Poletti in concert with Paolo Fresu

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

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

Episode December 18, 2017- Luca Poletti, his music and USA

 

Vatican Radio

Episode January 17, 2019- Concert at San Luigi dei Francesi (Rome)

Radio Dolomiti

Protected Sound Zone by Fabio De Santi

Episode October 28, 2013- COLORS and Luca Poletti

Radio VertigoAlessandria​

"All One Jazz" by Giorgia Barosso

Episode17 December 2013- Emerging artists (COLORS)

Episode March 12, 2016- Emerging artists

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Radio Senise Centrale Potenza

"Misterenne" by Nicola Melfi

Episode December 2, 2013- Luca Poletti and COLORS

  

Radio Cernusco Stereo Milano​

"Urban Nights" by Blackjack

Episode November 22, 2013- Donato Zoppo introduces Luca Poletti

newspaper

articles

The newspaper of Barga

Berliner Morgenpost (GERM)

Courier of the Veneto

24 hours (CH)

The Corriere del Trentino

Courier of the Alps

QV Newspaper (AUS)

South Tyrol

Trentino The Adige
The Gazette
The Muses
The city of Salerno

Vatican Radio

New York Italian Culture Institute (USA)

https://www.twine.net/LucaPoletti

PUBLICATIONS

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