Pablo Sáez

About me


Foto: Gerhard Richter

Pablo Sáez Cerpa is a jazz musician (drummer, composer, arranger, teacher, etc.). He lives in Cologne, Germany, and works on his second solo Album “Surensemble”, mixed by the ten Grammy® Awards winner Michael Bishop and mastered by the exceptional Walter Quintus (R.I.P) *Wikipedia

At the age of five, he begun to play with the group “Fundación Claudio Arrau” in Santiago, where he studied piano and guitar. Studies in drum set & percussion with his godfather Carlos Figueroa López (R.I.P) in Santiago de Chile and jazz drumming with prof. Thomas Alkier and Sperie Karas in Essen Germany. Studies in Composition and Arrangement with Toly Ramirez in Santiago de Chile and Jazz Composition/Arrangement with Prof. Peter Herborn in the Folkwang University of Arts. Pablo has shared the stage and recorded jazz albums with many jazz artists. At first the performances took place in school, with his friends the composer Miguelangel Clerc, and the saxophone player Cristobal Dahm. Pablo moved to Cologne, Germany in 2005. Since his arrival he worked as a session jazz drummer at the Seelive Tivoli, WDR3, Ruhr 2010, Altonaer Theater Kammerspiel in Hamburg, Duisburg Philharmonic, 10 Gebote-Dieter Falk, which presented Pablo with the opportunity to visit more than 40 different countries around the world.

“Has been a big pleasure to work with these great musicians, orchesters, ensembles, engineers and producers: Juliana da SilvaTony LakatosRyan CarniauxBart van LierAndy MilesFlorian WeberPaul HellerDaniel Manrique SmithMatthias SchrieflNorman PeplowMiroslava StareychinskaMarcio Tubino, João Luis, Pablo Paredes, Raumus BaumannNeue NRW OrchestraPeter HerbornMercator EnsembleJeff DensonZiv Raviz, Pedro VillagraFelipe “Mandingo” Rengifo, Jaime Gamero, Patricia Gamero, Sergio Terán, Wally Parra, Klaus der Geiger, Patricia Cruz, Juan Camilo Villa, Werner Quicker, Pedro RodriguezMiguelangel ClercRamón GorigoitiaAlvaro Severino, André de Cayres, Joan ChavezSally BeckMeri TschabaschwiliHenrique GomidePhilipp BraemswigJens BöckampHenrique Gomide, Juan Carlos Navarro, Anette Maiburg, Alex Morsey and many more friends”