Cecilia Sanchietti is an Italian musician, drummer and composer, experienced percussion teacher, art director of WinJazz Festival and JazzMine Network.
Artist of the roster of Italian Institutes of culture abroad (CIDIM)


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 two albums under her own name as leader drummer and composer. The last one, “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 both CD’s international tour (Italy, Germany, Poland, Croatia, UK, Sweden, Turkey, Belgium).
Received reviews by Downbeat, All About Jazz, Musica Jazz, Dagens Nyheter (SW), Debbie Burke (USA), Rome in Jazz, Il Manifesto and much more.

On 2020 she has launched her new International Jazz Project, in Sweden,  with her compositions, with Anna Lundqvist, Linus Lindblom, Simon Westman and Josef Kallerdahl. The project will be realeased soon as the third CD (2021 22). It will be realized with the official cooperation of the Italian Institute of Culture in Stockholm and the Swdish Embassy in Rome. 


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), Marco Siniscalco, Pierpaolo Principato, David Boato, Stefano Scatozza, Marco Guidolotti, Pierpaolo Ranieri, Enrico Zanisi, Alessandro Gwis, Susanna Stivali, Enrico Bracco, Paolo Tombolesi, Giorgio Cuscito, Gianluca Massetti, Danilo Riccardi, Luca Pirozzi, Ettore Carucci, 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.

Premio SIAE 2019

TopJazz 2019 Cecilia Sanchietti

Downbeat June 18

Downbeat Cecilia Sanchietti