Demian Cabaud was born in Buenos Aires , Argentina, in 1977 into a non-musical family . He discovered music by himself at age 11 and started going deep into it, later fell in love with the sound of the Double bass and started studying with Hernan Merlo, Miguel Angel Villarroel and for the last 12 years with Alejandro Erlich Oliva.
In 2001 moved to Boston, Massachusetts, after receiving a scholarship from Berklee College of Music, where he graduated in may 2003.
In Boston had contact and learned from great masters and stared performing with many talented musicians and a tour brought him to Portugal , in 2004 he moved to Lisbon and after 7 years moved to Porto , where he lives with his family.
Demian is a very active artist having played and recorded with Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Chris Cheek, Mark Turner, Bill Mchenry, Rich Perry, Rick Margitza, Seamus Blake, Ohad Talmor, Miguel Zenon ,Perico Sanbeat, David Schnitter, Maria Schneider, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gilad Hekselman, Phil Grenadier, Darren Barret, Russ Johnson, Jason Palmer, Jason Moran, Bill Carrothers, Leo Genovese, Bernardo Sasseti, Albert Sanz, Mario Laginha, Maria Rita, Maria Joao, Theo Bleckman, Sheila Jordan, Ra Kalam Bob Moses , Jeff Williams , John Riley, Jorge Rossy, Gerald Cleavert, Francisco Mela, Dan Weiss, Ari hoenig Ferenc Nemeth, John Hollenbeck, among many others.
He teaches at Porto Conservatory (Esmae), Portugal, and in Siena Jazz master program , in Italy.
Demian is a regular member of the prestigious Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos OJM for the last 16 years.
Has played on more than 70 records and as a leader released “Naranja” TOAP Records in 2008,“Ruínas” TOAP Records in 2010 and “How about you?” TOAP Records in 2011, “En febrero” Fresh sound New Talent records 2013, “Off the ground ” Robalo records 2016, “Astah” Carimbo Portajazz 2018, “A terra é de quem a trabalha” Carimbo Portajazz 2018 and “Aparición” Carimbo Portajazz 2019, “Otro cielo” Carimbo Portajazz 2021.