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 and works in Los Angeles.

Carlo has recorded and perfromed with a multitude of artists from a wide variety of backgrounds. 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 in Mumbai India; a performance with Heffron Drive at the Latin American music awards show Premios Telehit; a performance at the Video Game Awards with a viewership of 26 million; recording for the TV classic 'The Tom & Jerry Show'; and scoring the New York Times video 'Inside Broadway's Secret Laboratory'.
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) 
"His drumming is big and powerful." - Rob Halford (Judas Priest)
"Carlo, you have an amazing right hand and a fantastic sense of time." - Jack Joseph Puig (Grammy Award Winner)

"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)

"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)
"Your drumming is fucking stellar." - Chris Freeman (Pansy Division)

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

"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
Fuchs-Eugster Foundation
Melinda Esterhazy de Galantha Foundation
Humanitas in Libertate
Hans and Wilma Stutz Foundation