Fernando Rivabem was born in Curitiba and lives in the small town of Campo Largo, located in southern Brazil. He is devoted to instrumental music and have actively participated in this scene, performing in live concerts, recordings and clinics.
He had the honor to share the stage with some of the greatest artists in Brazil, including Leny Andrade, Zé Luiz Mazziotti, Celia, Zé Renato, Raul de Souza, Robertinho Silva, Mauro Senise, Idriss Broudrioua, Toninho Ferragutti, Jorge Helder, Ademir Cândido, Nelson Ayres and Mônica Salmaso.
Currently part of Emmanuel Bach Quintet, Fabio Hess Trio and Cariguá Trio, as well as being a sideman in various projects. He is also a member of the blues guitarist, Emerson Caruso, group. Fernando is Bosphorus Cymbals' Endorser.