Instrument: Trumpet | AMT Products Used: AMT P800
Gileno Santana is a brazilian trumpet player living in Portugal since 2006. He is lead trumpet at the ‘Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos’, with which he had the chance to work with many different musicians like: Jim Mcneely, Chris Cheek, Mark Turner, Ohad Talmor, Andy Sheppard, Lee Konitz, Joshua Redman, Maria Schneider, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Maria Rita, Maria João, Mayra Andrade, Steven Bernstein, Darcy James Argue, Guillermo Klein, Julian Arguelles, Florian Ross and Pierre Bertrand. On his own he has also worked with Tony Allen, Amp Fiddler, Munir Hossn, Sérgio Carolino, Andrea Lombardini, Paolo Porta, Tommaso Cappellato, Alessandro Paternesi, James Morrison, Thomas Gansch and Hermeto Pascoal. In the beginning of 2011 he recorded his first album “Inicio” with his quartet feat. Hamilton de Holanda. Gileno Santana has directed workshops at several universities around the world and recently won the international bands competition at the BeJazz festival (Bern/CH) with his ‘Egli-Santana Group’.
Gileno is sponsored by brands like Schagerl and Applied Microphone Technology.
Gileno Santana works also as musical arranger and has been playing in several countries like guest solist, his last tour was in Japan (november 2014). Gileno Santana is a reality at the international scene!