Karlos was born in London, from a young age he attended a Pentecostal church where his love for music began. Eventually he took up percussion more seriously by the age of 12 and started playing with bands from the age of 16. Karlos was heavily influenced by records from the 70s and 80s, EW&F, Headhunters etc and pop songs on the radio in the 80s.
His style could be described as more funk, groove based and incorporated drum kit later in his career. Karlos is known for playing both kit and percussion and has had a long and successful career playing for several artists touring the world many and playing on several #1 records in the UK. He also teaches in schools with an emphasis on timing and a greater understanding of the role of drums and percussion in popular music. Karlos is currently touring with the Spice Girls and also is working on a solo album under his artist name of ‘Karlito’ which features his ability to play several other instruments as well as percussion & drums.
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