Cristiano Pomante

Vibraphonist – Composer


Vibraphonist and Marimbist with a sharp and eclectic sound, he expresses a fine musical sense pointing to the fusion of the classical music lyricism with the most avant-garde European jazz tendencies.
Cristiano Pomante studied percussion instruments with Master Clara Perra, graduating summa cum laude at “L. D’Annunzio” conservatory in Pescara. He played with several youth orchestras and drama institutions with whom he had the chance to perform in Italy and abroad (Russia, Spain and Hungary). He played mainly with “Compagnia Italiana di Operette”, with which he had an Italian tournée in 2010/2011 in the following theatres : “Ponchielli” in Cremona, “Verdi” in Florence, “Manzoni” in Milan, “Alfieri” in Turin, “Politeama” in Lecce, “Valli” in Reggio Emilia, “Verdi” in Pisa, “Pirandello” in Agrigento and many others.
He attended jazz courses with italian  Master Ramberto Ciammarughi and master class with David Friedman and Mike Mainieri, specializing in contemporary jazz vibraphone and marimba with Master Andrea Dulbecco, graduating at “G.Verdi” conservatory in Milan.
He also studied classical composition with Master Luca Cori, graduating at “Scuola Civica di Milano” with the Master Giovanni Verrando, specializin in spectral music.
He’s active on the Italian jazz scene, having performed in a festivals like: Brianza Jazz Festival, Gallarate Jazz Festival, Ah Um, Blue Note Sunday Music Village, Milano Musica, Mutamenti Festival, Rosetum jazz Festival, Bergamo Jazz and also in Northern Italy jazz clubs. In 2015 his quartet published “La Storia”, an album edited by Alfa Music recording label. In 2015 the most important Italian jazz magazine “JAZZIT” included him into its “10 best Italian vibraphonist” list, at JAZZIT AWARDS.

Cristiano Pomante Group


New Album Available November 13, 2020