Trombonist, Bass Trombonist, Flautist, Composer, Arranger
Ethan Santos is a Filpino-American multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger based in New Orleans. Influenced by the sounds of Jazz, Funk, R&B and Hip Hop, Ethan's performed his music at events such as the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, and San Joaquin Valley Jazz Festival. He is also an avid sideman who's translated his craft to a wide array of musical environments; these musical acts include performing with/alongside the likes of Ralph Peterson (DC Jazz Festival/Scullers Jazz Club), Big Red Machine (Boston Calling) and Tia Fuller (Next Generation Jazz Festival). He has also recorded/arranged horn parts on the recordings of Shelby 5, Elise Go, Danylo, Wong Foo Jeng and others.