Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1983, Fabiano do Nascimento studied classical piano and music theory as a young boy. From the time he played his first notes on the guitar at age ten, he devoted himself to that instrument. Fabiano was born into a musical family, a lineage that goes back to his great-grand-father “Ladario Teixeira”. Who was a Blind virtuoso saxophone player, who contributed to the evolution of the instrument itself, adding more keys to the older “Aldolph Sax” version.
In his early teenage years, Fabiano Studied at the Conservatorio de Musica Brasileira in Rio de Janeiro, and also with his Uncle, the Late Lucio Nascimento who was a great mentor and influence.
In 2001, Fabiano left Brazil for California, Los Angeles, where he soon became in demand for his authentic sound. Fabiano has participated in dozens of albums and worked with many artists including Airto Moreira, Mia Doi Todd, Aloe Blacc, Sam Gendel, Arthur Verocai, Justo Almario, Ronaldo Freitas (Carioca), Pablo Fagundes, and many more…
Fabiano’s latest works are his Albums "Tempo dos Mestres", "Dança dos Tempos" and "SUL" accompanied by his long time musical partners, Saxophonist/Composer Sam Gendel, and percussionist Ricardo "Tiki" Pasillas. Also featuring the Legendary Airto Moreira under Now again Records.