Matteo Nahum

Matteo Nahum

Music Composer and Musician

Valencia, Spain

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February 2016
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About Matteo


2015 – Master in Scoring for Film, Television and Videogames at Berklee College of Music (Valencia campus)
2012 – Graduated in Classical Composition at the French Online School “Polyphonies” ( - 5 years course)
2005 – Graduated in Classical Guitar at the “Nicolò Paganini” Conservatory in Genoa
2002 – Graduated in Philosophy (110/110 cum laude) – Final Thesis in Pedagogy: “Music education and intellective development”
1991 – 2001 Studies in rock/jazz/latin guitar, jazz harmony.


2003 - Workshop on jazz improvisation with Pat Metheny (21/23 of July, Ravenna Jazz Festival)


2011 - Awarded for the fourth place (on nearly 400 partecipants) for the Indaba Music Site concourse on remixing/rearranging a Paul Simon song, with the American songwriter directing the panel.
2011 - “L’ ombra della mosca” by the singer, songwriter Cristiano Angelini, won the Targa Tenco for the Best Debut Album of the Year. Matteo Nahum entirely arranged and directed the realization of the record and played several instruments in it.
2009 - “Luna Persa” by the singer, songwriter Max Manfredi, won the Targa Tenco for the Best Album of the Year. Matteo Nahum worked on that record both as a player and an arranger.

Composer for images and theatre

2015 – composer for the short movie “The Numbers” ( directed by Andre Cruz Shiraiwa and produced by SMART CSOs and ATENZIONE FILM & MORE
2015 – composer for the producer “La Zertin” of Alicante: commercial for “Postres Reina”
and short movies “El Caldero de l’ Infinito”, "La Bictima", "Ding Dong"
2015 - composer for a spot directed by Luca Giberti (QUE Productions) commissioned by Europeana.
2012 - composer of the music for the short movie “Histoire d’H” by the director Luca Giberti (QEDProductions)
2007 - composer and player for Alessandro Langiu’s play “Anagrafe LoVecchio” (commissioned by Festambiente Sud). The show toured extensively in Italy.
2007/2008 - (with Valnades Art) composer of the music for the short movies “Pizunera” (awarded with the second prize at the Future Film Festival in Bologna) and “Pizunera 2”, produced by Loop s.r.l. (Bologna, Italy)
2007 - composer of the music and player for the dance performance “Pista Improvvisa” by Francesca Zaccaria and Giovanni di Cicco (commissioned by the “Corpi Urbani” festival in Genoa)
2007 - (with V. Art) composer and player for Alessandro Langiu’s play “Di figlio padre, di figlia madre”.
2006 - composer and player for Alessandro Langiu’s play “8 Mesi in Residence”. The show toured extensively in Italy.
2005 - composer for Federico Brondi Zuninos first video installation
2005 - composer and player for “Le storie di Gea”, show for children written and performed by the company “Baraonda” in Genoa.
2005 - (with Valnades Art) player and author of Alessandro Langiu’s play “Il Muro invisibile di Poseidone”
2004 - (with V. Art) player and author for Angela Malfitano and Vincenzo di Maio’s play “Europa 25”
2004 - composer of the music and player for Alessandro Langiu’s play “25000 Granelli di Sabbia” (directed by Emanuela Giordano)
2002 - (with M.Leveratto of Valnades Art) guitar player and composer of the music for the actress Federica Granata’s show “Voci dal Mediterraneo”.
2002 - (with Valnades Art) actor, guitar player, composer of the music for the short movie “Geografiedi Maggio” of the dancer, choreographer and director Giulio De Leo.
2001 - (with Max D’ Adda of Valnades Art) composer of the music for Urana Marchesini’s show “Relitti Rieletti” (directed by Jean Mening).


2012 - Arranger of the string quartet (as well as guitar player) on the live record “Sarò libero” of the singer-songwriter Fabrizio Zanotti.
2010 - Arranger and artistic producer of the record “L’ ombra della mosca” by the singer-songwriter Cristiano Angelini, awarded with the Targa Tenco for the Best Debut Record of the Year.
2008 - Arranger for Max Manfredi in the record “Luna Persa” that, in 2009, won the Targa Tenco as the Best Album of the Year.

Guitarist / Composer

2014 - Guitar player in the Z-Band lead by Fabio Zuffanti. The band performed in Europe and Canada and published one live record.
2007-present - Founder member, composer, arranger and player in the project “Nanaue” (with Emiliano Deferrari). The band toured and recorded one record other than being request for many different tribute-records by the Mellow Yellow label.
2009-2012 - Founder member and guitarist in the Peter Gabriel tribute band “Wallflower” that debuted as an opening act for David Rhodes (Peter Gabriel guitarist)
2009 - Guitar player for Milano Classica in the operatic-show “Ferrovia Soprelevata” composed by Luciano Chailly and Dino Buzzati and performed in the renowned Teatro Piccolo of Milan.
2009-2013 - Member and later collaborator of the progressive-rock band La Maschera di Cera. With them he toured in Italy and participated to the Progday Festival in the U.S.A. other than recording two records.
2008-2014 - Guitar player and live musician for many projects related to the progressive-rock composer Fabio Zuffanti
2007 - Guitar player for the band “Barrio Elettrico” lead by the composer-singer-percussionist Esmeralda Sciascia (Trilok Gurtu band, Mau Mau, Voci Atroci)
2004 - Guitars, bouzuki, glockenspiel player in the Tribute show to Fabrizio De André, directed by Fabrizio Ugas
2002-2011 - Guitar player in the Genesis tribute band Real Dream
2000-2013 - Guitar player in the flamenco-fusion band Los Duendes, lead by the Maestro Marco Galvagno. The band recorded one record and toured extensively in Italy during this period.
2002-2014 - Played guitars, bouzuki, glockenspiel, piano, keyboards with the singer songwriter Max Manfredi. He played on three of his records (working as well as an arranger and composer on two of them) and participated to all his tours both in Italy and in Europe.
1998-2011 - Founder member of the latin-jazz/popular-music band Valnades Art, with whom recorded one record, toured extensively in Italy and participated to several theatrical shows. The band composed the music for several short-movies, acting also in one of them and arranged and recorded the first record from the singer-songwriter (as well as psychotherapist) Angelo Bona.

Familiar Softwares

Digital Performer, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Kontakt 5, Vienna Ensemble Pro, Sibelius, Izotope RX4

Unique traits: Flexible in style, from rock to orchestral to hybrid scoring with a real talent for "italian" melodies.



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