Artist: Mercier, Stephane
Label: Igloo Records
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
Stéphane Mercier's Quintet is made of Belgian top players, in which the communion between the past and the present reconciles the old and the new. The album is a summary of Mercier's jazz journey through Europe and America, deeply rooted in friendship, admiration and exciting music. Stéphane Mercier is a Balgian saxophonist who has recorded an impressive six albums as a bandleader. After studying at Berklee College of Music during the nineties, he settled for seven years in New York City where he developed his career and signed for one of the most important jazz indie labels: Fresh Sound/New Talent. After the distribution of his first album, he moved to Paris for two years before returning to his home country of Belgium. He currently lives in Brussels, still internationally playing with bands ranging from intimate duos to big bands.
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