carl palmer

Carl Palmer in action on his drum kit. photo: jomelia. Wikipedia Commons

Carl Palmer

“Exuberance is beauty,” wrote William Blake long ago, and today’s Mr. Exuberant himself is drummer Carl Palmer. He’s visiting Jergel’s Rhythm Grille with his group ELP Legacy to shake some new beauty out of old standards he once played as a member of the progressive rock pioneers Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Spawned in the 1970s, ELP is best remembered today for an eerily mellow number, “Lucky Man.” But the boys could also do thunder and lightning—especially Palmer—and he has kept doing it

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