1. In the band Santana, Karl plays...
a tie-dyed nose whistle
a peace-sign shaped tambourine
2. Karl's first band was
at age 7 in a band formed by his mother & father
Karl and the Mighty, Mighty Kazoo's
3. while in the 6th grade Karl
played with Cal Tjader
met Carlos Santana when Carlos hosted an after-school program on the dangers of playing loud rock -n roll music
played peace songs on bongos in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury area
4. Karl has
also performed on an array of TV shows, such as American Bandstand, Soul Train, Solid Gold, Jay Leno, Johnny Carson, David Letterman, The Grammies, The American Music Awards, and was the first percussionist to be invited to sit in with The Arsenio Hall Show house band on more than one occasion, and to perform on his 1000th show.
also performed next to the tv in the front window of a Circuit City
also performed in the karaoke bar at the NAMM show
5. Raul has played
congas with Carlos Santana since 1976
pandero with Jerry Garcia since 1976
cajon with Jimi Hendrix since 1976
6. Initially self-taught, Raul
learned about Cuban percussion from veterans Armando Peraza and Orestes Vilato
learned about the facts of life from Homer Simpson
learned about the supernatural from the Dali Lama
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