HUBERT ZEMLER

- drums, percussion

 

Drummer, percussion player born in 1980 in Warsaw, Poland. An active member of Warsaw’s independent music scene. A recognized sideman. His musical education started in 1987 in the Karol Szymanowski National Music School in Warsaw. He first played the piano, but after three years he switched to percussion as his main instrument. In the beginning he focused on classical music, but in the end 1990’s he became interested in jazz. In 1999 he started studying percussion in Fryderyk Chopin’s Musical Academy in Warsaw. At that time he was inspired by jazz, contemporary music and improvisation. In 2002-2003 Zemler along with his brother Konrad Zemler (guitar), Radosław Nowicki (saxophone) and Wojciech Pulcyn (contrabass) toured the Middle East (Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon) promoting Krzysztof Komeda’s work. Over the next years he collaborated with musicians representing various, often very distant musical realms. From symphonic orchestras (Sinfonia Varsovia, The National Opera), through jazz (Zbigniew Namysłowski, Wojciech Staroniewicz), world music (Rei Ceballo & Calle Sol, Ritmodelia), rock and blues (Incarnations, Neurasja), sophisticated pop (Natu), blues and folk (Incarnations, Babadag) to contemporary music (Tadeusz Wielecki, Zdzisław Piernik, Arturas Bumsteinas) and improvised music (Slalom, Horny Trees, SzaZa, Kapacitron). In 2012 starts to collaborate with Piotr Kurek in his project “Piętnastka”. Winning a bronze medal at the Delphic Games in South Korea in 2009 inspired him to play improvised solo percussion concerts. His performance that took place in Chłodna 25 Club in december 2011 was recorded and released by the Lado ABC record label as the “Moped” album. Next album “Gostak & Doshes” is going to be released in october 2014.

 

Discography: 

"Moped" (supported by Lado, 2011) 

"Gostak & Doshes" (Bôłt Records, 2014)


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