Born over the Jicarilla Apache booking in New Mexico to a German-Irish mom and a Mescalero Apache dad, jazz bassist John-Carlos Perea was raised in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, taking on his device originally in elementary college. During his university years, Perea examined jazz, globe music, modern Traditional western classical music structure, and American Indian music and school of thought at SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA State University. Quickly thereafter, Perea helped show American Indian music for the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA name nine education task and elementary academic institutions, and performed all over the world (including treatment centers on the San Francisco-Osaka Citizen Ambassador Exchange Plan, the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Native Modern Arts Celebration, the CSU SummerArts Celebration, and the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Asian American Jazz Celebration). Perea continues to be named Author of the Year with the Wordcraft Group of Native Authors and Storytellers for his efforts towards the Gathering of Ancestors compilation, network marketing leads his very own group (the John-Carlos Perea ensemble), co-leads the Sweetwater Performers (a northern-style American Indian powwow drum) furthermore to using Francis Wong, Dr. Hafez Modirzadeh, and John Worley. Perea shows American Indian Music at SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA State School and in 2001 released his single debut, First Dance.