CLOii

CLOii

 Miami, Florida, USA
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Biography

CLOii is the musical project of singer/songwriter and producer Carolina Perez. Based in Miami, FL, Carolina currently teaches electronic music at Barry University and private voice lessons. Her debut album, SLeeP, completed in 2010, was product of a collaboration with Colombian producer and multi-instrumentalist Juan Felipe Bastidas Zapata.

The idea behind the album SLeeP was to construct a unique, sonically-rich world, around each song's powerful emotions. The resulting sound is strikingly unconventional, employing a wide array of elements, from electronic noises to symphonic arrangements. The highly dramatic character of the songs, and the lush atmosphere surrounding them, give the music an exotic authenticity. Although the music is eccentric at times, it maintains an overall aesthetic sobriety.

In late 2010, the band CLOii was formed with the idea performing the music with more interpretative freedom. The band members are: Fabrizio Montero (guitar), Rodolfo Zuniga (drums), Rodrigo Zambrano (bass), and Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya (keys).

Band Member Bios:

Rodolfo Zuniga is currently one of the most in demand drummers and educators in the south florida area. His versatility has taken him far and wide, playing in festivals and venues around the world like Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, The Ravinia Festival and many more. He is also an accomplished band leader and composer who was two albums under his name, " Premonition" and " Surfaces". Currently he teaches jazz drums, and Jazz History at Florida International University, Broward College and Miami-Dade Community college.

Rodrigo Zambrano, Mexican born guitarist and bassist, has been in the Mexico, South America and U.S. music scenes. Based in South Florida, he composes and records with the Electric Kif, an edgy funky experimental drum 'n' bass rock project, and collaborates with other local artists. He has toured with international Grammy winners and nominees.

Fabrizio Montero is a composer and electric guitarist from Costa Rica, currently residing in South Florida. He has a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Music Composition. He runs two music websites: Modern Guitarist and Composers' New Pencil.

Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya is a Grammy-winning recording engineer, mixer, and producer who has worked on many top-40 records. He has played keyboards for internationally touring bands and is currently playing with local bands in Miami.

Discography

SLeeP - Album