Born in the Republic of Congo, Siemy Di is a drummer, percussionist and composer. From age of ten he trained in classical traditions of both Europe and Africa. He also played in a brass band before discovering jazz as a teenager. He relocated in the UK and soon became an in-demand session drummer and percussionist.
Siemy has performed live with Roy Ayers, Tabu Ley, Reine Pelagie, Swede Swede, Pinise Saul, Gary Crosby and David Bowie.
He has played on Channel 4′s Big Breakfast and recorded with Mofro, S Club 7, Jimmy Sommerville and Zucchero. Siemy played on Emma Bunton 2004 ‘Free me’ album.