Carl Palmer

Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950) is an English drummer and percussionist best known as a founding member of the rock supergroups Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia. He has toured with his own bands since 2001, including Palmer, the Carl Palmer Band, and currently, Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy.

Carl Palmer
Palmer performing with his band at Butlin's, Skegness in 2014
Background information
Birth nameCarl Frederick Kendall Palmer
Born (1950-03-20) 20 March 1950 (age 71)
Handsworth, Birmingham
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Drums
  • percussion
Years active1964–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitecarlpalmer.com

Palmer was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1989,[1] and was awarded the Prog God Award at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards.[2]