Samuel Ber studied drums at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen with Dré Pallemaerts, Jan de Haas, Teun Verbruggen and in the master program of the Paris Conservatory, in the jazz and improvised music department led by Riccardo Del Fra.
In 2016, he was selected to be part of the Banff International Workshop in Jazz & Creative Music, directed by Vijay Iyer.
Composer and improviser, he is playing in Pentadox, the trio Tony Malaby / Jozef Dumoulin / Samuel Ber, Mâäk, MikMâäk (led by Laurent Blondiau and Guillaume Orti), with Benoît Delbecq, Magic Malik, Antonin-Tri Hoang, Fabian Fiorini, Suzanne Abbuehl, Matthieu Michel, Nicolas Thys, Santiago Quintans, Jean Dousteyssier, Casimir Liberski, Richard Bonnet and Claude Barthélémy.
He has performed with Eve Risser, Sylvaine Hélary, Matthieu Donarier and Kris Defoort’s “An Old Monk” featuring the Belgian actor Josse De Pauw.
He composed the soundtrack for the theater piece « Plainte Contre X » in Theatre de Poche (Brussels).
In 2018, his improvised-music-and-theater project “Il ne pleuvra pas”, with actor Yoann Blanc, musicians Antonin-Tri Hoang, Bram De Looze and himself, and sound artist Gilbert Nouno, was in residency in Royaumont. In December 2018, Bozar (Brussels) is organizing a "Focus - Samuel Ber" evening in its "Young Belgian Drummers" series: the trio Malaby / Dumoulin / Ber and Pentadox will be playing and releasing their debut albums.
He has been laureate of Banff Centre, Fondation Meyer and Fondation Royaumont.