Giulio Carmassi is a film composer, multi instrumentalist, producer, arranger, and video artist.
He recorded and toured the world 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.
He's also the pianist, singer and trumpeter on Metheny's "The Unity Sessions" (2016).
Carmassi has recorded and toured with the "Will Lee's Family" band, alongside Steve Gadd and Chuck Loeb, alternating tenor saxophone, trumpet, hammond organ, guitar, percussion and vocals on stage.
He was also a member of Lew Soloff's band in NY.
With his writing partner Bryan Scary, he founded the music production team "Hummingbirds".
Their latest score is premiering at Sundance 2020, for the movie "Black Bear" with Aubrey Plaza, Christopher Abbott and Sarah Gadon.
They also scored two feature documentaries produced by Anthony Bourdain, and composed the opening credits for Christiane Amanpour new show on CNN and Netflix new shows “Rotten”, and "Broken".
Hummingbirds has scored and sound designed dozens of national commercials for Adidas, Uber, Ford, Volvo, Toyota, AARP, Royal Caribbean, Visa, Coca Cola and Unicef, among others. They also scored a Super Bowl Commercial for Evan Williams.
Carmassi's YouTube channel has collected nearly 2 million 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.