Pablo Sáez Cerpa is a Chilean jazz musician. He lives in Cologne, Germany, and is currently working on his third solo album “Inmanencia”, this time mixed by Christian Heck and mastered by the great drummer Nate Wood.
Pablo starts playing music at home at a very early age. Formally, at the age of five he began to play with the group “Fundación Claudio Arrau” in Santiago. From here he did not stop studying, going through the piano and then the guitar. He studied Latin-Drums and percussion with his godfather Carlos Figueroa López, at that time a teacher for almost all the drummers in Santiago. Jazz-Drums with prof. Thomas Alkier and Sperie Karas in Essen, Germany. Studies Composition and Arrangements with Toly Ramirez in Santiago de Chile and Jazz Composition/Arrangements, especially Big Band, with Prof. Peter Herborn at the Folkwang University of Arts.
Pablo is one of the most recognized jazz musicians for Latin-Jazz and World Music in Germany. Since his arrival, these projects have taken him to travel throughout Europe, the Caribbean, South America, the United Arab Emirates, North Africa and Scandinavia. In Germany, Pablo has developed cross projects for the Altonaer Theater Kammerspiel in Hamburg, SeeLive Tivoli, the Bochum Philharmonic Choir, the Niederrhein Festival, the Mercator Ensemble of the Duisburg Philharmonic, the New Westphalian Philharmonic and Classical Beat festival. Today he continues to specialize in Jazz-Fusion, Peruvian Music and Brazilian Jazz.
“Has been a big pleasure to work with these great musicians, orchesters, ensembles, engineers and producers: Juliana da Silva, Tony Lakatos, Billy Test, Ryan Carniaux, Bart van Lier, Jeff Denson, Anne Mette Iversen, Matthias Schriefl, Andy Miles, Florian Weber, Paul Heller, Nate Wood, Michael Bishop, Christian Heck, Daniel Manrique Smith, Miroslava Stareychinska, Alvaro Severino, João Luis, Pablo Paredes, Norman Peplow, Patricia Cruz, Philipp Braemswig, Jens Böckamp, Henrique Gomide, Raumus Baumann, Neue NRW Orchestra, Peter Herborn, Mercator Ensemble, Ziv Raviz, Miguelangel Clerc, Ramón Gorigoitia, André de Cayres, Joan Chavez, Josha Oetz, Hans Glawisching, Raphael Klemm, Andy Hunter, Tom Schlüter, Wilson de Oliveira, Pato Banda, Jean Cammas, Sergio Terán, Wally Parra, Klaus der Geiger, Marcio Tubino, Juan Camilo Villa, Pedro Villagra, Felipe “Mandingo” Rengifo, Jaime Gamero, Patricia Gamero, Pedro Rodriguez, Sally Beck, Meri Tschabaschwili, Werner Quicker, Juan Carlos Navarro, Anette Maiburg, Alex Morsey, Jerry Lu, Stefan Rey and many more friends”