Biography

Composer, producer, musician, Gemini Award winner and 5 time nominee, Lou Pomanti is highly respected nationwide as one of the country’s finest musical talents. With over 25 years of credits in scoring, songwriting and performing his expertise has awarded him hundreds of musical projects for film, television and album work.

In 1980, Lou received a call from David Clayton-Thomas asking him to join Blood, Sweat and Tears on their world tour. This kickstarted him into a whirlwind period over the next 2 decades of playing with a who’s who of the North American music scene, from Anne Murray to Kim Mitchell, from Gordon Lightfoot to Platinum Blonde, from Triumph to Leonard Cohen, from Jeff Healey to Michael Bublé. Lou has just finished producing and arranging Clayton-Thomas’ new CD for Universal Records …   “Soul Ballads”.

Most recently, Lou orchestrated the strings and horns for Michael Bublé’s smash new album “Crazy Love”, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts in America, including the hit single “Haven’t Met You Yet”.

Some of his film scoring credits include HBO-Devine Entertainment’s “Edison: The Wizard of Light” for which he received a Gemini nomination for Best Original Music Score, and “The Big Heist” starring Donald Sutherland. And  “Bailey’s Billion$“, a theatrical release feature film starring Dean Cain, Jennifer Tilly, Tim Currie and Jon Lovitz. The score was recorded in London, England.

Lou is equally at home with an orchestra, a rhythm section or a barrage of synthesizers, and his talents have earned him invitations to work with some of North America’s best artists and producers. Lou has numerous TV shows running on the air currently. Click here for more details.

From 2003 to 2010 Lou was the Musical Director for the “Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame“. Past inductees include Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell, featuring such performers as James Taylor, Michael Bublé and Herbie Hancock. His other Musical Director credits include The Gemini Awards, The Juno Awards, The Genie Awards and CBC’s “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria”.

 

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