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ZOE PASCAL TIMELINE: 06-03-2001 – Zoe was born in Lisbon-Portugal; 2008: Moved to London-UK when 7 years old; 2011: • Signed his first artist endorsement deal with Soultone Cymbals and become the youngest UK endorsee. (11 Years Old); 2012: • He started studying Theory (reading skills) with his first local teacher; • He Joined Tomorrows Warriors Jazz development program; • Live debut at Southbank Center - Tomorrows Warriors Annual showcase : http://youtu.be/3b8Nwg_kyns. 2013: • Offered a Drummer fix place at Tomorrows Warriors Junior Band; • Gigs with his TW Junior band: IMAGINE CHILDREN´S FESTIVAL, MUSIC FOR YOUNG REGIONAL FESTIVAL, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, BERMONDSEY CARNIVAL, LEWISHAM PEOPLE'S DAY : MOUNTSFIELD PARK, HERNE HILL FESTIVAL, ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC, etc. • Won a Robert Lewin Scholarship from ‘Awards from Young Musicians’; • Started private lessons with Top London drummers Shane Forbes (Empirical) and Rod Youngs; • After auditioning he was offered a place at the National Youth Jazz Collective Summer Short Course. • Invited to play at the London Dum Show at Soultone Stand: http://youtu.be/NJgUzA-ci1E 2014: • Concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall front room, MUSIC FOR YOUTH REGIONAL FESTIVAL in London with TW Junior Band; • Signed an artist endorsement deal with VATER; Again Won a Robert Lewin Scholarship from ‘Awards from Young Musicians’; • Achieved a 95% out of 100% in his Trinity Grade 4 and 93% on his Grade 5; • His TW Junior Band was selected to attend the Music for Youth National Festival finals in Birmingham (the band first concert outside London). • First summer tour with Carmen Souza has invited guest playing in important Festivals in France, Switzerland, Germany and Spain (01 Aug, Bardentreffenfest, Nuremberg, Germany 03 Aug, Xavia Jazz Festival, Xabia, Spain 07 Aug, Au Fil de voix Festival, Vaison de la Romaine, France 09 Aug, Stadhalle Laufenburg Festival, Switzerland) • Selected for the Top 10 Young Drummers of the year and to compete for the title of Young Drummer of the Year on 1 Feb 2015, Spa Center Leamington Spa. Zoe's recording credits include songs on Carmen Souza cds ‘Protegid’ (2010) pre-nominated for the Grammys, ‘Kachupada’ (2013) awarded with 2 Cape Verdean Music Awards, ‘Live at Lagny Jazz Festival’ (2014) nominated for the German Critic Awards and 2 songs to be release next year on the Cd Carmen Souza+Theo Pascal-Epistola. Zoe Pascal was born in 2001 (13) in Lisbon within a family of professional musicians. Music was naturally a strong part of his life and his family livelihood. His father, Theo Pascal, an acclaimed Portuguese Bass and D.B. player, taught him the foundations of being a musician and Zoe started playing, in a family relaxed Environment, at 3 - 4 years old. His Family move to London, in 2008, was crucial to his more serious evolution on the drums and his local teacher, John Munro was the first, outside his family, to support his talent and push him forward. He´s already very knowledgeable about music and the great musicians of all times and draws inspiration from his influences to create his own sound. Zoe is passionate about vintage drum kits, his Top drummers are Jack Dejohnette, Buddy Rich, Antonio Sanchez, Horacio El Negro and his influences come from Jazz, Fusion, Afro, Latin, Gospel, etc. His biggest goals are to get ready to tour with his dad around the world and to have his own Jazz Big Band.