Fermín Ceballos is a tri-lingual Afro-Dominican songwriter, musician, bandleader, composer, actor, and poet living and creating art in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied art & music at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD) and was a music professor for the National System of Free Schools of the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic. His primary musical instruments are the accordion, guitar, piano, and voice. As a bandleader and artist, he continually works on several musical art projects in the Gulf South and the US. In 2019, he released his first book of poems in Spanish and English entitled Pisando Mi Sombra. In 2020, he formed a new arts and entertainment organization named Amor y Musica, LLC and remained busy spreading love and music despite the Covid-19 restrictions. In 2021, Fermín participated in the Tone of Truth Racial Healing and Equity Virtual Concert Series: Audaz, Valiente, Marrón y Brillante hosted by the Ashé Cultural Arts Center.