Hello, I`mGeovane Santos
Geovane Santos, an Afro Brazilian from the city of Belo Horizonte currently living in New Orleans, is a guitarist, vocalist, composer, researcher, videographer, and educator. Santos’ creative work and scholarship explore the intersectionalities of race, transculturation, culture appropriation, and processes of narrative building in music.
Awarded the 2017 Louis Armstrong Foundation Jazz Composer Award through ASCAP in association with the University of New Orleans (UNO), Santos holds a M.A. in Jazz Studies from UNO and is now a second year PhD student in the Latin American Studies program at Tulane University where he is a community engaged scholar through a fellowship with the Mellon Foundation and a NOCGS & Monroe Fellow developing a multimedia project based on memory, heritage, equity, and cultural relevance.