Klemen Markelj, born on february 15. 1977, is professional drummer. His life started to revolve around music in elementary school when he began to play the guitar. Later he traded guitar for drums. He started accumulating his knowledge by taking lessons from Aleš Rendla and at Lower Music School.
Drum workshops:Horacio El. Negro Hernandez, Pete Lockett, Bill Bruford, Mike Haid, Petar Curic, Simon Phillips, Jeff Hamilton, Benny Greb, Russ Miller, Peter Erskin, Steve Gadd, Terry Bozzio, Joe Heredia,..
He topped that knowledge with the study at Los Angeles College of Music in 2006, 2009 and 2012,:Joe Porcaro, Tony Inzalaco, Ralph Humphrey, Gary Ferguson, Dave Beyer, Mike Packer, Richie Gajate Garcia, Dave Pozzi, Matt Starr, Steve Pemberton,
Antorino, Avven, Auralscapes, Bad Law, Black Diamond, Big Band Kranj, Big Band Nova, Big Band RTV Slovenia, Bipolar Disorder, Darlene Love, Drift Into Black, Graham Keane, Grega Habič Band, Jazz Ensemble-Tony Inzalaco, Klemen Campa, Ladybugz, Majestic Vojage, Metalsteel, Obidil, Oko, Out of Plumb, Sašo Guschin trio, Simon Jovanowich, Seven That Spells, Tilen Draksler, Trio Arina,The Drinkers, Damjan Pančur, Hisham Bondjoki Studio-51, Jerry Watts Jr., Jerome Disney, Kibrom Ashebir Birhane, Rocky Petkovich, Sam’s Fever, The Crystal Base, The Vicious Head Society, William V Farmakis, Žanil Tataj – Žak, Øjvind Mike Alstrup Nielsen …
Klemen Markelj is endorsed by Zidljian cymbals, Yamaha drums, Protection Racket Cases, StonEdge snare drums and Axis pedals.