BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Switzerland, Carlo’s musical interest and talent earned him a full scholarship at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, from which he graduated summa cum laude in 2013. He now lives and works in Los Angeles.

Thanks to his stylistic flexibility as a player, Carlo has performed with nearly 100 artists and bands from a wide variety of musical backgrounds (see full list below). He’s played in Asia, Europe and North America with violin virtuoso Gingger Shankar, toured South America and Mexico with Nickelodeon’s Heffron Drive and played the US and Canada with EDM DJ and Grammy nominee Coucheron, just to name a few examples. When he's not on the road, he loves playing the LA circuit with a variety of bands including his own, Victory Kid.

As a recording artist, Carlo has performed for Warner Brothers’ Emmy winning “The Tom & Jerry Show,”  PBS documentaries And She Could Be Next and We Are The Radical Monarchs, various commercials (including one for Google), and with a plethora of bands and artists. In 2018, he scored a video for the New York Times that received more than 2.5 million views.

Carlo has played a number of major television events, including the 2018 Video Game Awards (26 million viewers), Premios Telehit 2017 in Mexico (20+ million viewers) and the first-ever televised TED Talk in Mumbai, India. As an actor, he's starred in national commercials, including a Volkswagen commercial shown during each game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The music videos he's starred in have been viewed more than one million times collectively.

SKILL SET

On top of drumming in various styles and being an all-around easy person to get along with, Carlo has a host of other skills that make him not only a wanted drummer, but also a great musical director. His skills include:

- Preparing and running backing tracks in Ableton Live
- Preparing and running click tracks in Ableton Live and Logic
- Playing various percussion instruments including the frame drum
- Programming and playing electronic percussion instruments like the Roland SPD-SX
- Organizing and running rehearsals and auditions
- Recording drums at his studio
- Programming drum beats
- Swiss punctuality and dependability

ENDORSEMENTS
 

 

ARTISTS

Carlo has recorded and/or publicly performed as the drummer of all of the following artists:

PRESS

SUPPORT

The following institutions provided Carlo with scholarships:

Berklee College of Music
Rotary International
Lyra Foundation for Highly Gifted Young Musicians
Fritz-Gerber Foundation for Talented Young People
Swiss Musician's Union
Schüller-Foundation
Fuchs-Eugster Foundation
Melinda Esterhazy de Galantha Foundation
Humanitas in Libertate
Hans and Wilma Stutz Foundation