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Biography


Grammy awarded drummer Fernando Jaramillo began drumming since age 9, and now professionally for the past 28 years. He currently works with Nick Carter, Trope, Ready Never, Sami Beigi, Leila Forouhar and KamyR. Fernando began his career with the band "Alter Ego" (1990-1997), which toured throughout Chile.

In 1998, Fernando continued his career with the renown Chilean rock band “Exsimio”. Their first album was distributed worldwide in 2001 by Musea Records, Mylodon Records and Lizard Records. They toured Europe in 2002 and were invited to numerous prestigious progressive rock festivals including “BajaProg 2001” (Mexico), “RotaProg 2002” (Spain) and Brazil in 2004.

After moving to Los Angeles CA in 2007, Fernando has also drummed for various other artists, including Grammy award winning latin Rock star Beto Cuevas, Don Grusin, The Boston String Quartet, All 4 One, among others. He also teaches drum lessons and clinics.

Fernando is sponsored by SONOR drums, PAISTE cymbals, AXIS pedals, INNOVATIVE PERCUSSION drum sticks, AQUARIAN drumheads, Nord drum machines and Westone in ears.