PROFILE

Tommy Pedrini is a composer, singer, songwriter, and marimbist in Los Angeles who specializes in building bridges between American and Japanese music. Specializing in music for videogames and animation, he frequently calls upon his lifelong love of J-pop, classical, jazz, rock, folk, and electronic music to bring new musical worlds alive.

In addition to scoring, Tommy writes songs and performs as Cats on Mars, collaborates with Mint Potion Productions, spins Asian pop music as a DJ with Tune in Tokyo, and is a co-founder of the ULTRANIMBUS creative collective, which focuses on creating interactive art.

Tommy uses marimba regularly in his compositions and studied with Nancy Zeltsman. He holds a Bachelor’s in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music in Boston.