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Cecilia Sanchietti

Italy Rome
Main specialization: Drums Composer
Rome Conservatory - Drums Jazz and percussion
Native language: Italian Other languages: English
Children: No

Cecilia Sanchietti is an Italian musician, drummer and composer, experienced percussion teacher, art director of  JazzMine Network, association focussed on gender equality in improvising arts..
Artist of the roster of Italian Institutes of culture abroad (CIDIM)


2022-Winner of the "Suona all'estero" Italia Music Export Call with the Cecilia Sanchietti Swedish Quintet

2019 – “New Italian Jazz Talent 2019” – PREMIO SIAE.
2017 – Weekly winner of NYC “Hit Like A Girl”, the sixth annual global drumming contest for female percussionists. Cecilia was awarded by Sabian percussion brand.
2009 – Awarded like outstanding musician by “Berklee College of Music” (Boston) in Umbria Jazz.  


Cecilia has released three albums under her own name as leader drummer and composer.

The last one, “POSTCARD FROM GAMLA STAN” (Blu Jazz 2021), was launched with the Cecilia Sanchietti Swedish Quintet (Anna Lundqvist, Linus Lindblom, Simon Westman and Josef Kallerdahl), in cooperation with the Italian Institute of Culture in Stockholm and the Swedish Embassy in Rome. NEW LIVE CD "LIVE AT FASCHING" out in 2022

“LA TERZA VIA – The third side of the coin”, was released in 2018 with BluJazz (Chicago), Ron Savage line notes, Marco Siniscalco on electric bass, Pierpaolo Principato on piano, Nicolas Kummert (BG) on tenor sax.

The first one “CIRCLE TIME” was released in 2015 with Alfa Music label (IT), David Boato trumpet feat.

She had with all CD’s international tour (Italy, Germany, Poland, Croatia, UK, Sweden, Norway, Turkey, Belgium).
Received reviews by Downbeat, All About Jazz, Musica Jazz (IT), Dagens Nyheter (SW), Lira Magazine (SW), OrkestraJournalen (SW),Debbie Burke “Jazz times book” (USA), Il Manifesto and much more.


She collaborated and performed with Italian and International musicians (among which): Nicolas Kummert (BG), Alex Woods (NYC), Lela Kaplowitz (HR), Igor Gehenot (BG), Bill Hart (USA), Ninon Valder (Argentina), David and Anders Back (SW), Nicole Johanngten,  (Switzerland), Christian Spering (SW), Susanne Risberg (SW), Marco Siniscalco, Pierpaolo Principato, David Boato, Stefano Scatozza, Marco Guidolotti, Pierpaolo Ranieri, Enrico Zanisi, Alessandro Gwis, Susanna Stivali, Enrico Bracco, Giorgio Cuscito, Gianluca Massetti, Danilo Riccardi,  Adriano Urso, Francesca Tandoi, Caterina Palazzi, Jacopo Sipari da Pescasseroli with the Pacem in Terris Orchestra.
She also collaborated since 2010 with Javier Girotto, Rita Marcotulli, Giovanna Marini, Nada, Lucilla Galeazzi, Cristina Comencini, Lunetta Savino, Gabriella Aiello, Andrea Satta, Raffaella Misiti, like member of “Orchestra del 41esimo parallelo”.


Other important collaborations in pop, song writing and theatres: Carmen Consoli, Luca Madonia, Fabio Abate, Marco Rea, Movin Melvin Brown, Mariangela Aruanno.

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