Julio Remelexo is a drummer originally from the Afro-Bloco Ilê Aiyê in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. He is the founder, director, and singer for Tambores Julio Remelexo, and has played with famous musicians all over the world. Julio founded Tambores Julio Remelexo in 2004 as an all women’s percussion bloco here in the U.S., similar to those of Salvador, Brazil. Tambores Julio Remelexo is a lively, energetic group known for its rhythms, dancing while playing, and unique tricks with instruments. Julio Remelexo performs all over the Bay Area and in Brazil.

When Julio isn't performing, he's busy teaching energetic and exciting dance fitness classes such as Zumba, Bahia Beats: Brazilian Dance Workout, and Brazilian Drumming.