Fabiano Lima is a Brazilian percussionist, researcher and music educator, who has been living in Europe for over 15 years. He conducts research, teaches and disseminates traditional Afro-Brazilian rhythms at workshops and at schools around the world (Brazil, Europe, Asia, Caribbean, and Africa). In Europe he has worked in international percussion festivals such as "Samba Syndrom", "Musik am Ohr der Welt" and "Klangwelten", as well as in the music schools "Musikschule City West", "Global Music Academy" and "Landsmusikakademie" in Berlin.

He is the founder of the groups "Baque Forte Berlin" for percussive music from the northeast of Brazil (Maracatu) and "Afro Diaspora Groovez", a group for research and percussive study of traditional Afro-Brazilian rhythms.

As a musician he had the opportunity to play in the biggest festivals in Europe and worked alongside names like Vitor da Trindade (Brazil), Dudu Tucci (Brazil), Guy One (Ghana), Gentleman ( GER )Alemayehu Eshete (Ethiopia), Karol Konka (Brazil), Xenia Franca (Brazil) Yarah Bravo (Germany), Brazil Ensemble Berlin, Afroliricos Project (with conductor Andrea Botelho and lyric singer Sylvia Klein) and The Polyversal Souls (Berlin) among others.

In his current project "K'boko"., he experiments with with electronic music and Afrodiasporic rhythms. Besides his musical work in Berlin, Biano Lima also develops social projects with refugees where he uses rhythm as a therapeutic and inclusion tool.


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