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Karl Perazzo
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PROFILE
Karl Perazzo since the age of 2 has played some kind of drum or another. At age 7 he played in a band that his mother and father formed. From there he became unstoppable he went on to play with Cal Tjader while only in the 6th grade. Karl Perazzo born and raised in San Francisco's Mission District has went on to play with the best in Pop, Jazz, Rock and Latin music. Perazzo the self-taught musician is currently playing with the New Carlos Santana Band. He has recorded 5 albums the last one "Shaman" being a 1x Grammy winner and the previous one "Supernatural" being an 11x Grammy award winner. He has also recorded and played with 13 cats, Malo, George Santana, Cal Tjader, Dizzy Gilespie, Andy Narrel, Ray Obiedo, Tom Coster, Pete and Coke Escovedo, Eddy Palmieri, Mana, Zucaro, Dennis Chambers, Sheila E., Prince, Mariah Carey, Paquito D' Rivera John Lee Hooker, Dave Matthews, Phish, Rusted Root, Dave Samuels and Ricky Martin. Recently recorded with Chad Kroger/Nickel back and Los Tigres del Norte In addition to all of the above Karl has also performed on an variety of T.V. shows, such as American Bandstand, Soul Train, Solid Gold, Jay Leno, Johnny Carson, David Letterman, The Arsenio Hall show as a special guest, The American Music Awards, The Alma Awards performing with Stevie Wonder, Patti La Belle, Olga Tanon, Celia Cruz, Luis Enrique, Tito Nieves, John Secada and Wycleff. The Grammies 85’as a performer, The Latin Grammies & The Grammies 2000 as a performer and recipient 11x over for his participation on the “Supernatural” cd. Aside from all this Perazzo still finds the time to travel the world doing clinics. He strongly believes that the knowledge he has is not his to keep, but to be shared with people around the world!