Cecilia Sanchietti is an Italian drummer and composer, art director of WInJazz – Women In Jazz festival and an experienced percussion teacher. She released two albums under her own name and in 2017 she was awarded by Sabian percussion brand as weekly winner of NYC “Hit Like A Girl”, the sixth annual global drumming contest for female percussionists.
Cecilia’s first album – “Circle Time” Cecilia Sanchietti Jazz Project – was released in 2015 by Alfa Music. The Album was presented both in Italy and abroad, in an international tour including Casa del Jazz (Rome, Italy), Batterika Festival, Filodrammatica (Rjieka, Croatia), KinoTeatr Rialto (Katowice, Poland), Karamel (London, UK), B-Flat and Cafè Taso (Berlin, Germany), Lucca Jazz Festival (2015, Italy). Reviews by Fabrizio Ciccarelli, PierLuigi Zanzi, Jazz it, Fabio Ciminiera, Dario Zigiotto, Feltrinelli.
In 2018 she launched her second Album, “La terza via” (The third side of the coin) by BlueJazz label (Chicago), in which she performs as composer and drummer with Pierpaolo Principato on piano and Marco Siniscalco on electric bass. Nicolas Kummert featuring on tenor sax. Ron Savage line notes. The album was presented at “Casa del Jazz” in Rome, last November 2017. Tour is upcoming.
Cecilia studied with Mimmo Antonini, Emanuele Smimmo (Latin-Jazz) and Fabrizio Sferra (Jazz). She attended classes with Francisco Mela, Tony Monaco and Dado Moroni at “Tuscia in Jazz”, and classes with Ron Savage, Ken Cervenka and David Boato at the “Berklee, College of Boston”, Umbria Jazz Clinics. Seminaries with Bob Moses and Horacio El Negro Hernandez.
She collaborated and performed with (among which): Marco Siniscalco, Pierpaolo Principato, Nicolas Kummert, Alex Woods (NYC), Lela Kaplowitz (HR), David Boato, Stefano Scatozza, Federica Zammarchi, Antonello Sorrentino, Enrico Zanisi, Stefano Rotondi, Paolo Tombolesi, Giorgio Cuscito, Gianluca Massetti, Adriano Urso, Francesca Tandoi, Caterina Palazzi.
She also collaborated 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” performing in main Italian Festivals (among which: Civitacastellana Festival VT, Voci di donne Festival in SS, Festival della Perdonanza AQ, Auditorium Parco della Musica RM, Teatro Ghione, Teatro Vascello etc…).
Other important collaborations in pop and theatres: the pop singers tour with Carmen Consoli and Luca Madonia; the songwriters Fabio Abate, Marilia Vesco, Agnese Valle; the actors Marco Rea, Movin Melvin Brown, Mariangela Aruanno.
2017 – “LA TERZA VIA – The third side of the coin” Cecilia Sanchietti – BluJazz (Chicago)
2016 – “Allenamento al buonumore” Agnese Valle
2015 – “Circle Time” Cecilia Sanchietti jazz project – Alfa Music Records
2013 – “Viaggio Orizzontale” – Orchestra del 41°parallelo – Zone di Musica Records
2013 – “Anche oggi piove forte” Agnese Valle
2013 – “Esiste un modo per volare meraviglioso” M. Aruanno G.De Filippi