Karlos Edwards - Drums and Percussion

Karlos is the son of a Brazilian potato chip magnate.  A multi-instrumentalist, he is best known as one of Europe’s top percussion artists.  When not among the Ceilidh Generation crowd, he can be found recording and touring with a multitude of top artists including Chicane, Will Young, Duffy, Gerri Halliwell, Kylie Minogue and the newly reformed Take That.  More recently, he has been playing on full drum kit with artists such as Nate James and Nitin Sawhney, and he is a regular with the slick Urban Soul Orchestra.

Karlos also has extensive behind-the-scenes experience.  He has written with the above-mentioned artists and many others, including Des’ree, with whom he co-wrote on her last album. He is Musical Director for Rhiane Benson and Nate James, and previously for Omar and Liberty X.

Karlos loves his big shiny BMW.  He is proud to perform a dual role for Ceilidh Generation, also acting as Head of Security and Covert Operations.