|Euro Zambrano is a Venezuelan artist who has made a significant influence in the music industry. Through his virtuosity he has defined a unique and original style.
Born in Maracay, the capital of the state of Aragua, Zambrano began to show great passion for music at an early age. When he was only six years old, he started to learn about Afro-Caribbean percussion instruments thanks to the inspiration and motivation of his brother, Edgar Zambrano, who is one of the nation's leading percussionists. At the age of nine, he began his professional career in local groups in his hometown and two years after he became part of Lilia Vera’s band.
He attended “Ars Nova School of Music” in Caracas, Venezuela under the guidance of professor Maria Eugenia Atilano, where he studied Modern Harmony, Harmony Traditional, Arranged for small formats, Combos to Big Band, Composition, Counterpoint, Orchestration, Piano, Vocal Ensemble, among other subjects. This preparation has allowed him to become producer and arranger of various musical projects.
Thanks to the many musical influences that have defined his artistic growth, Zambrano represents today a unique and original sound through an authentic instrument known as "Batyconga". According to the artist: "The Batyconga was born from the need to experience new independent sounds through the implementation of drum sets and other instruments of percussion ... The sound of the "Batyconga" is special for its combination of elements, which create rhythms that nourish the musical genre that is being addressed.
He has been music director, percussionist and drummer in concerts and records of national and international artists such as: Celia Cruz, Cheo Feliciano, Jose Luis Rodriguez (El Puma), Franco de Vita, Ricardo Montaner, Oscar de Leon, Maria Conchita Alonso, José Alberto (El Canario), Frank Quintero, Yordano, Karina, Ilan Chester, Mirla Castellanos, Estelita del Llano, Gisela Guedez, Floria Marquez, Malena Burkes, Rudy Marquez, Lucho Gatica, Aldemaro Romero, Andy Montañez, Servando and Florentino Primera, Willy Gonzalez, Alfredo Matthews, Guillermo Carrasco, Pedro Castillo, Gerardo Rosales, Huascar Barradas, Gabriela Cartulano, Gualberto Ibarreto, Leo Marini, Alci Sanchez, Sergio Perez, Kiara, Antoinette, Roque Valero, Mena, Malanga, Melissa Aguilar, Rafael "El Pollo" Brito, Chelique Sarabia, Arturo Sandoval, Johnny Pacheco, Michael Stewart, Carlos Puchi, Cezán Marcelo Saavedra, Cesar Orozco, Jeremiah, Kolenda, Hill, Ali Aguero, Henry Martinez, Frankie Tovar, Luz Marina, Saxomania, Pedrito Lopez and his Caribbean Jazz, Big Band Porfi Jimenez Jazz, Daniel Huen, Hugo Fuguet, Boulevard, Nathalia Barahona, Abraham Gustin, Caracas Soul Connection, Euler, Victor Munoz, Andy Duran's Latin Jazz Band, Shessura, Soledad Bravo, among others.
He has also had the opportunity to tour with various artists around Europe as well as North, Central and South America.
Euro has not only devoted his career to interpret, execute, produce, and make music, but to coach young artists into their future careers. Over the years, Zambrano has learned the importance of sharing his experience with “new” talents, which has been reflected through the “drum clinics” and workshops which he defines as "the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences that I have gained throughout my career...” These clinics have been taught in several countries en Latin America.
Because of his dedication, enthusiasm, and professionalism, Zambrano counts on the support of various sponsoring brands such as REMO, DW, SABIAN, REGALTIP, TELEFUNKEN, LAN MUSIC USA and PIÑA MUSICAL.