Gileno Santana Trio

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Last Show: Monday 10 th February 2020

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Gileno Santana, probably the most versatile musician of his generation, shows his most creative side with a band without a harmonic instrument. Gileno Santana Trio, is undoubtedly the most challenging and contemporary project of the trumpet player. Your identity is in the unique way of thinking and expressing yourself. With a modern and free approach, Gileno Santana is part of the world's restricted batch of creators.

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"A brilliant musician and a composer to follow"

Wynton Marsalis

Born in Salvador (Bahia, Brazil), Gileno Santana is a Portuguese-Brazilian trumpeter and composer. He won the international BEJAZZ’14 jazz competition in the city of Bern (Switzerland) with the Egli-Santana Group. He received the Medal of Honor of the Order of Musicians of the State of São Paulo and he was the first musician luso-brasilian to be a speaker at Havard University.

Band Lineup

 Gileno Santana (trumpet)

 Ferg Ireland (double bass)

 Will Cleasby (drums)