Backyard Performance: Fabio Santana

Southland Sessions Presents: From high school operas and drive-thru art exhibitions to Chicano comedies and underground DJ sets—we are showcasing the vibrancy of arts and culture across our city today.


Fabio Santana, known as Kizambo, performs a song with his accordian from the comfort of his backyard in Los Angeles.


One more that I’ve been working on. @forrocacana @forroinla @xodo_la

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Title: Menina mulher da pele preta
Performed by: Fabio Santana @kizambo
Originally Presented: April 11, 2020

About the Artist
Fabio Santana is a multi-instrumentalist, dancer and DJ born in Brazil. Now living in Los Angeles, CA since 2013, he's had the opportunity to perform, record, or/and be a copyist for big artists in the music scene. Fabio is also a Forró dance instructor and one of the founders of Forró in LA, a group that helps spread the Brazilian culture by promoting dance classes, events, and local/international artists. (more)

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