David Zambon began his studies at the Regional Conservatory of Nice, France, as a student of Bruno Zambon, his father, and received additional training with Mel Culbertson and Roger Bobo. He entered the Paris Conservatory of Music (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris) in 1994, where his main teacher was Fernand Lelong. During his studies at the Paris Conservatory he took “Generative Improvisation” courses taught by Alain Savouret and Rainer Boech, and won the First Prize for tuba in 1997. In 1999 he completed his postgraduate studies in the “Perfection” class with the violinist Jean Mouillère (Via Nova Quartet) and Gilbert Audin, first bassoonist of the Opera Orchestra.
David is invited to give live recitals on radio and television programs, he has recorded several CDs, of which “De Anima” an exploration of different combinations of tuba with string quartet, accordion and tuba ensembles. Over the years, he has revised the classic repertoire of various instruments (violin, cello, flute) to create new ways of playing and listening to the tuba.
David Zambon is a professor at the Regional Conservatory of Versailles.
David Zambon plays exclusively on Melton Meinl Weston tubas from Wenzel Meinl Musikinstrumentemanufaktur in Geretsried, Germany: Melton Meinl Weston F-Tuba model 46SLP and Melton Meinl Weston CC-Tuba model 2145.