About Avila Santo

Avila Santo is a professional musician, composer, producer, Capoeirista and educator based in Los Angeles, California. He is a Graduate from Berklee College of Music which included studies abroad in Valencia, Spain. Avila's unique "Afro Future" style is rooted in traditional Afro-Diasporic drumming, Hip Hop, Candomblé, Ifa, Capoeira and the Blues, to name a few.  His portfolio of music catalyzes an alternative blend of Hip Hop, Jazz, Electronic and Afro-Latin. In 2016 and 2019 he was recognized by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs with Artist in Residence grant.