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Fabrizio Zoro is one of the most popular dj’s and producers in Italy. He works in many salsa clubs in Milan as a resident dj and artistic director and knows about everybody who’s into salsa in Italy. He’s been involved in salsa for more than 12 years. He learned to dance all styles of salsa, has travelled to Cuba and dedicated much time to study the music, the bands and the singers. He learned to play Latin percussions and piano and knows almost all the popular orchestras and musicians in Italy.
In 2013 he started his own band and is the bandleader of the international salsa orchestra La Maxima 79. La Maxima 79’s debut album, “Regresando al Guaguanco” is available in stores now! Due to his knowledge of dance and music Fabrizio has many friends in the salsa community in Italy and abroad. He has been invited to dj at many congresses in Italy and Europe as a guest dj. Fabrizio has produced and edited the music for choreographies of many famous salsa dancers in the world. He has worked for Juan Matos, Johnny Vazquez, Adolfo Indacochea, Marco by Flamboyan dancers, Tropical Gem, Magna Gopal, Los Hermanos, Marco Ferrigno, Jhesus Aponte and many more. He also was in charge of the music for the well-known musical Fantàsia by Tropical Gem and Flamboyan dancers.
He also has been a journalist for the most important internet salsa site in Italy www.salsa.it since 2003 and has interviewed many singers and musicians like Oscar de Leon, Willie Colon, Frankie Morales, Mercadonegro, Fruko y sus Tesos, Cheo Feliciano, Ray Sepulveda, Roberto Roena, Chucho Valdez de Irakere, Aventura (first in Italy to interview them). He also was Larry Harlow’s manager in his Italian summer tour 2006.
Besides his work with La Maxima 79 he also produces songs for salsa, bachata and kizomba compilations. He is the composer (both music and lyrics) of the hit song “Azafata” by Johnny Vazquez and producer of many bands like “Pablo Timba y su Timba Calle” and “Urbana 22” Fabrizio worked in traditional radio and web radio and has been an MC at many events in Italy.
Fabrizio Zoro’s musical style is basically all types of music; he can play mambo, timba, bachata, cha cha cha, reggaeton and much more…. anything to make a great party!