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Palmer, Carl Frederick Kendall

Born: 1951 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.
Nationality: British
Categories: Drummer

English drummer

 

1951 – Mar 20- Birmingham, England

 

1970-1979 – member of musical group Emerson, Lake and Palmer.

 

1981-1990 – founded musical group Asia, a supergroup whose other members came from the ranks of Yes and King Crimson. "Heat of the Moment" became their signature tune and a huge international hit.

 

1990’s –  however, he was back working with Emerson, Lake & Palmer (following a brief sojourn by his former bandmates in collaboration with Cozy Powell in Emerson, Lake & Powell.

 

2001-2002 – just into his 50’s, Palmer probably enjoyed the highest level of musical respect of the three members of the trio, mostly by virtue of his sustained (and still overwhelming) virtuosity.