Giulio Carmassi

Giulio Carmassi

Giulio Carmassi is a film composer, multi instrumentalist, producer, arranger, and video artist.

He recorded and toured with the Pat Metheny Unity Group, starting with the 2014 album "Kin", on piano, vocals, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, saxophone, vibraphone, french horn and cello.
The album debuted #1 in the jazz charts, and the group brought home both the "best album" and "best band" nods from DownBeat magazine.
The tour, along side Antonio Sanchez, Chris Potter and Ben Williams was a year long engagement through 40 countries and 152 cities, on piano, trumpet and vocals.

Carmassi has also recorded and toured with the "Will Lee's Family" band, alongside Steve Gadd, Chuck Loeb and Oli Rockberger, alternating tenor saxophone, trumpet, hammond organ, guitar, percussion and vocals on stage.

With his writing partner Bryan Scary, he founded the music production team "Hummingbirds".
Together they have scored two feature documentaries produced by Anthony Bourdain: the CNN doc "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent", and Neon Films' doc "Wasted", which opened in the US theaters on Oct 13th 2017.

The two have been very active writing music for national ads and commercials, for brands such as Volvo, Ford, Beats, Uber, Royal Caribbean, Unicef, Visa, Showtime, Pedigree, CVS, David Jones, Panini, and many others.
Hummingbirds has also written the opening credit music for both a Netflix and a CNN show that will be released in early 2018.

Carmassi's YouTube channel has collected a million and a half views.
In his videos, Carmassi plays, records, films end edits video songs of all kinds, from symphonic rock extravaganzas, to broadway songs, to fusion jazz music and hard rock.

Born and raised in Italy, Giulio Carmassi is now based in Los Angeles.