was born in Cebu, Philippines. During high school, he polished a natural vocal talent in church choir as a baritone and a tenor. During university and for two years after, he was the lead singer for a cover band known as ‘Redlites.’
Following this, he joined the band Serendipity who performed original music in live venues as well as recording this music for Filipino film soundtracks and television appearances. Upon leaving this group, he joined another cover band called ‘In Heat’ to tour Japan and Singapore, performing nightly in clubs and bars for just under three years. He also worked as a ghost singer for three years covering songs for Magic Sing, a karaoke company.
Carl’s inspirations are Stevie Wonder, Eric Benét, Lou Pardini, Justin Timberlake, Brian McKnight and Ne-Yo. After a move to Australia last 2012, he is now performing in Sydney with the band M7 and the Introverts band with his experience and formidable vocal ability. Carl recently created a band called Kayu with young talented musicians and all the band members have been in the music industry for many years, both here and in the Philippines. He is also performing as the lead singer for the Prince tribute band.
Carl was part of the ensemble for the 42nd Street Musical Play in Rockdale Town Hall in May 2017 by The Regals Society, Miss Saigon in July to August 2017 by Packemin Production and Dreamgirls by Rockdale Musical Society.
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