Philip Zoubek (born 1978 in Tulln, Austria) is a pianist and composer based in Cologne, Germany. In 1996, he began studying jazz piano with Reinhard Micko in Vienna. In 2000, he moved to Cologne to study with Hans Lüdemann.

In 2008 he received the Horst and Gretl Will Scholarship of the City of Cologne. In 2020, he was awarded the WDR Jazz Prize for Composition. Since the end of 2020, he has been a NICA Fellow at the European Center for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Since 2017, Philip Zoubek has curated the concert series “Facetten” at the Cologne Loft.

He has collaborated with musicians such as Tony Buck, Wilbert de Joode, Louis Sclavis, Franz Hautzinger, Xavier Charles, Tom Rainey and Jozef Dumoulin.

He has performed at venues such as the Konzerthaus Vienna, the Philharmonie Luxembourg, the Jazzfest Berlin, the Moers festival, the Jazzfestival Saalfelden, the Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon, and the GetItLouder Festival in Shanghai and Beijing.

Philip Zoubek is a founding member of the Cologne Collective for Improvisation & Contemporary Music Impact.

Instant photography by Jennifer Rumbach