Alek Sekulovski

Alek Sekulovski

Independent, Session, Metalworks Institute of Sound and Technology

Alek Sekulovski has played, taught, and recorded drums for over 30 years.

He holds a Master's Degree in Jazz & Pop drums, and studied with Ron Savage (Berklee College of Music) and Hristo Yotchov (SAM). He is one of the founding members of the Jazz Academy at the University of Goce Delcev Stip, Macedonia.

He contributed 7 years of teaching as an Associate Professor of Drums and Percussion, where he mentored and helped many young generations of jazz students to develop in Macedonia.

Currently based in Toronto, Canada, he works as a Professor of Drums and Percussion at Metalworks Institute of Sound and Technology, and also as a resident studio drummer at Big Bang Recording studios.

Besides his live and studio work, he also keeps his teaching schedule busy doing online teaching and doing educative work in his private studio helping drum students around the globe.

He has recorded over 90 albums, played thousands of live shows, as well as TV and theatre performances in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Scotland, England, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, Italy, Austria, Holland, France, and UAE among others.

He appears on major music festivals like Berlin Jazz Festival, Istanbul Jazz Festival, Skopje Jazz Festival, Sziget, Rio Loco, Barbican Art Festival, Rotterdam World Music festival, Roma World Music festival, BBC London 1 Radio show, Jazz Fm 91, and many others.

Famous venues include Ronny Scott Jazz club, Nublu, Blue Note, Live on the Park, Moods, Bourbon street, Pizza Express, Jazz Bistro, Global, Le Belle Villoise, Quasimodo, BrotFabrik, Take Five, Bozar, Le Cargo, etc.

Alek Sekulovski has collaborated with many great contemporary artists, like Greg Hopkins, Toni Kitanovski, the tuba jazz legend Bob Stewart, Vasil Hadzimanov, Gustavo Aguilar, New Birth Brass band, Hector Zazou, Frank London, Two Rooms Project, Vickie Van Dyke, Francesco Bearzatti, Teodosi Spassov, Kostas Theodorou, Davor & Voda, Zim Zum 4tet, Rob Tardik, The Freeman Brothers, DuffMusiq, Gyles, the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, Izzet Kizil, Project Zlust, Foltin, Ljubojna, Tanec, and the list goes on and on.

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Performing at The Berlin Jazz Festival on the closing night and sharing the stage with the New Birth Brass band from New Orleans. We were celebrating the music of Charles Mingus. The music of humankind merged. Priceless!
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Never stop on your way to achieving your goals and dreams… always learn, explore and work on your progress… because music is one big beautiful open horizon.
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?

    Quality and craftsmanship are at their top-level and that's why l pick Vic Firth sticks. I find Vic Firth sticks very comfortable in feeling, perfectly balanced, and with high-level production quality.


Independent, Session, Metalworks Institute of Sound and Technology