Susana Santos Silva
Susana Santos Silva is a Portuguese trumpet player, improviser and composer based in Stockholm, Sweden. “One of the most exciting improvisers in the world” (Downbeat), Susana has a singular artistic approach that comes out of a comprehensive spectrum of influences, from improvised and contemporary music to jazz and textural sound art. She is interested in stretching the possibilities of the instrument, exploring new ways of expression within music, as well as dissolving the boundaries between composition and improvisation, acoustic and electronic music.
Much in demand she shared the stage with Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, Joëlle Léandre, Paul Lovens, Hamid Drake.