Pablo Sáez


Pablo Sáez Cerpa is a jazz musician (drummer, composer and teacher). He lives in Cologne, Germany, and works on his third solo Album “Surensemble”, mixed by Christian Heck and mastered by the great drummer Nate Wood.


At the age of five, he begun to play with the group “Fundación Claudio Arrau” in Santiago. 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 moved to Cologne, Germany in 2005. Pablo is one of the most wanted jazz musicians for Latin-Jazz and World Music in Germany. Since his arrival, these projects have taken him throughout Europe, the Caribbean, South America, the United Arab Emirates, North Africa and Scandinavia. In Germany, Pablo has developed crossover projects for the Altonaer Theater Kammerspiel in Hamburg, SeeLive Tivoli, the Philharmonic Choir in Bochum, Niederrhein Festival, Mercator Ensemble of the Duisburg Philharmonic and the New Philharmonic Westphalia.

“Has been a big pleasure to work with these great musicians, Orchesters, ensembles, engineers and producers: Juliana da SilvaTony LakatosRyan CarniauxBart van LierJeff DensonMatthias SchrieflAndy MilesFlorian WeberPaul HellerNate Wood, Michael Bishop, Christian HeckDaniel Manrique SmithMiroslava StareychinskaAlvaro SeverinoJoão LuisPablo ParedesNorman PeplowPatricia CruzHenrique GomidePhilipp BraemswigJens BöckampHenrique GomideRaumus BaumannNeue NRW OrchestraPeter HerbornMercator EnsembleZiv RavizMiguelangel ClercRamón GorigoitiaAndré de CayresJoan ChavezJosha OetzHans GlawischingRaphael KlemmAndy Hunter, 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 RodriguezSally BeckMeri Tschabaschwili, Werner Quicker, Juan Carlos NavarroAnette MaiburgAlex Morsey, Jerry Lu, Stefan Rey and many more friends”