Biography:

Born and raised in Switzerland, his musical interest and talent lead him to study the art of drumming at four different universities and colleges in the USA and Switzerland. He graduated with "Summa Cum Laude" from the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2013. His studies there were fully funded with scholarships. He now lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Carlo has recorded and perfromed with more than 65 artists from over 15 different countries. Over the last few years he's maintained a busy concert schedule, playing severeal hundered Rock, Pop, Fusion and EDM shows in North America, Euorpe, Asia and Latin America. His latest career highlights were a duo perfromance with Gingger Shankar for the first ever televised TED Talk (the show will be broadcasted to an expected audience of around 650 million people), a performance with Heffron Drive at the Latin American music awards show Premios Telehit, recording for the TV classic 'The Tom & Jerry Show' and writing and recoridng a drums-only score for a New York Times video.
Carlo is proud endorsee of:




 

Quotes from industry professionals:


"After working with Carlo I can say that he is, indeed, one of the most important musicians of this new generation." - Jamey Haddad (Simon and Garfunkel Drummer) 


"Carlo, you have an amazing right hand and a fantastic sense of time" - Jack Joseph Puig (Grammy Award Winner; Rolling Stones, U2)


"His ability as performer and passion as an artist are indispensable" - Roger H. Brown (President of Berklee College of Music)


"...a dear friend and one of the most rockin' drummers on the planet!!!" - Cordell Crockett (Ugly Kid Joe Bassist)


"Carlo is a tasty player. It was great to see him perform Jethro Tull's 'Thick As A Brick' album - and nail it." - Scott Hammond (Jethro Tull Drummer)


"Carlo (...) is one of the up and coming young giants on the drum set"  - Bob Gulotti (The Fringe Drummer)


"You have a great time feel and sound great. You've got rock and roll in your soul." - Mike Mushok (Staind Guitarist)


"A great friend and one of the finest percussionists in the world: Carlo" - Shah Rukh Khan (Actor and Singer)
Carlo Ribaux' teachers included:

Grammy Award winner Terry-Lyne Carrington
Jamey Haddad (Simon and Garfunkel)
Dave DiCenso (Josh Groban)
Tony "Thunder" Smith (Lou Reed)
Alain Mallet (Paul Simon)
Bob Gulotti (The Fringe)
Ian Froman (Gary Burton)
Greg Osby (Jack DeJohnette)
The following institutions provided Carlo with financial support. Thank you!

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