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Giorgio Bertoli, began his career as a musician in the late 80s as a solo drummer for Jorge Pardo. He quickly joined other bands such as, The Jovena Yolanda, Mother Matilda, the band soloist Carlos Otero, and finally as a member of the iconic grunge band noventero limeño Huelga de Hambre. His career in this band helped him form (along with Alec and Noel Marambio brothers) the popular band rap-metal, La Raza. With La Raza he participated in several concerts and festivals in the second half of the nineties. After these experiences, he created the band ZEN, with whom he recorded with great success in the local and international scene. ZEN held the top ranking MTV programs "10 Most orders" and "Top 20" until a nomination for the MTV Latin America in 2003. As drummer for Zen, he has traveled almost the entire territory of Peru, and has given concerts in Miami, Los Angeles and Bolivia, a country in which Zen was very successful, reaching 6 opportunities to play in very large places. Giorgio has become well known thanks to his unique style and charisma to play drums, thanks to its powerful way of playing and a kick in the hype that unlike many drummers in the middle. His most notable influences are Peter Criss, Tommy Lee, Alex Gonzalez, Travis Barker, Ringo Starr, John Bonham, Eric Singer and Morgan Rose among others. He also plays in GLAMMERS. A cover band, with whom he pays tribute to the music of the 70's, 80's, 90's, and current hits.

Today, Giorgio is the founder of Kuraka, a band that formed in 2008 along with several musicians recognized in Peru, something like a super band. With Kuraka, Giorgio has toured in support of their latest EP: El Abismo.

Giorgio describes Paiste cymbals as “the best way to express freedom, power and truth behind my kit. I've tried different companies but with Paiste, I finally found what I’m looking for: cymbals from the heart”