Featuring Performance Guest, Producer, Multi-instrumentalist, Sideman, Singer, Songwriter, Fernando Perdomo; and Interview Guests, Family Therapist, Founding Director of Oregon’s Children Trust Fund, and Author, Robin Karr-Morse, and Retired Director of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, Editor of “Our Children this Month,” and Author, Meredith Wiley on The LIFE CHANGES Show Episode 710 Titled, “Disposable Children: Preventing the Path to Prison”
Fernando Perdomo is a powerhouse of the LA music scene who lives and breathes music LA Weekly dubbed him as “The millennial answer to Todd Rundgren.” A veteran at 37, he has made a name for himself as an in-demand producer, singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is a featured guitarist in the Netflix documentary “Echo In The Canyon” where his is seen backing up Jakob Dylan, Fiona Apple, Brian Wilson, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, Cat Power, and Jade Castrinos. He is also played on every track on the official soundtrack album of the film along with Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Josh Homme as well as the aforementioned artists.
Fernando is an acclaimed recording artist with releases in the Singer Songwriter, Rock, Progressive Rock, and Classical genres. His Out to Sea trilogy was released on Cherry Red Records with album covers by Genesis artist Paul Whitehead. His album Zebra Crossing was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. He has opened for Todd Rundgren, Leon Russell, Filter, Adrian Belew, and Kasim Sulton
As a session guitarist and bassist, he has played on three number 1 Albums from Christian Castro, Paulina Rubio, and Tego Calderon. He has played on records by Jakob Dylan, Linda Perhacs, Emitt Rhodes, Todd Rundgren, Ruby Friedman, Curved Air, Louise Goffin, Dave Kerzner, Creed Bratton, Elizaveta, Hilary McCrae, Andy Pratt, Jorge Moreno, Beny More and many more. He has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Good Morning America, The Today Show, NPR’s Live From The World Cafe, and Sabado Gigante.
Fernando owns and operates Stairway Studios in Los Angeles. He has produced hundreds of records. He has also created music for commercials for Target, McDonalds, Honda, Toyota, Dunkin Donuts, Coca Cola, and Goya. Library music created by Perdomo has bee used in Dexter, CNN’s The 90s, Pitbull’s and Parolees,Melrose Place, Real Housewives, Bone Collector, and many more.
Fernando has performed at Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, The Greek Theater, Vina Del Mar Festival, Cruise To The Edge, On The Blue Cruise, American Airlines Arena, The Fillmore Miami, Sunfest, SXSW, CMJ, and The NAMM Show.
Fernando is endorsed by Guild Guitars, Sparxx Guiatars, Shabat Guitars, Magnatone Amps, IK Multimedia, Hotone Pedals, Valeton Pedals, and Visual Sound Effects
Fernando has a 2 page feature in the December 2021 issue of Guitar Player Magazine. read it here
Fernando is currently the touring guitar player with Marshall Crenshaw.
On Oct. 2, 2022. Fernando performed at Alan White of Yes’s Memorial. He and Karl Hoag sat in with Yes to perform “Roundabout” with a 3 minute standing ovation.
Fernando composed the music for the 2022 film “Frost”. On the original soundtrack he is joined by Rick Wakeman, Geoff Downes, L Shankar and Terry Reid.
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