Stan
Laferrière

Vita

Born on the 7th May 1962 in Paris, Stan was exposed to the Musical world at an early age,with a father a professional musician, and mother a "meloman" music lover...
He commenced piano lessons at the early age of 4, entering the"Conservatoire" at the age of 7 where he pursued classical studies at the CNR-Paris receiving its award in 1980 and passing his Musical Baccalaureat the same year. At the same time, he received private tuition from the concert pianist Pierre Baubet-Gony, with whom, at the age of 12, he played the Vivaldi Concerto for 2 pianos in a musical recital at the Pleyel Room (Paris).

Concurrently whilst studying purely classical music, Stan also studied jazz piano, and in 1982, he formed a "septet" (seven piece) and made his first recording as a leader. Since that time, Stan has been fortunate in performing, recording and writing scores for musicians of various background such as : Tonny Scott, Turk Mauro, Benny Carter, Slim Gaillard, Monty Alexander, Sam Woodyard, Rene Urtreger, Eric Lelann, Guy Lafitte, Claude Bolling, Phil Woods, Lew Tabackin, Clark Terry, Johny Griffin, La Velle, Michel Legrand, Christian Escoude, Babik Reinhardt, Wynton Marsalis, Emanuel Bex, Aldo Romano, etc...

In 1982, he created his "tentet" (ten piece) with whom he recorded 3 CDs and performed on the most prestigious French and international stages - Nice, Vienne, Beirut, etc...Since October 2005, he has conducted the Great Jazz Airforce orchestra in Paris.

He has participated in more than 100 recordings / CDs, and has received 7 awards from the Jazz Academy and once by the "Django d'Or".

Album Titel Vers. Länge Komponist/Autor Beschreibung Suchbegriffe
CEL7007 Midnight Mambo
[CEL7007 - 8]
0 3'31 Laferriere, Stan Jazz of the 50s. Exotic & dancing. Big band & Cuban percussion. Latin-Jazz, Big Band, 1950, beschwingt, schwungvoll [...]
CEZ4352 Most of All I Love You
[CEZ4352 - 2]
1 2'39 Laferriere, Stan Text [...] Jazz song / hollywood classic / jazz swing. Lively, classy & refined. Big band with [...] Big Band, Jazz Song, Jazz Club, Crooner, Variété-Theater [...]
CEZ4352 Most of All I Love You 2
[CEZ4352 - 16]
0 2'39 Laferriere, Stan Jazz swing / hollywood classic / romantic comedy. Relax, classy & lively. Big band with [...] Big Band, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, klassische Hollywoodfilme, Jazz Club [...]
CEZ4352 Sorry for Loving You So
[CEZ4352 - 8]
1 3'42 Laferriere, Stan Text [...] Jazz song / hollywood classic / romantic comedy / jazz swing. Classy, refined & [...] Big Band, Jazz Song, Jazz Club, Crooner, Variété-Theater [...]
CEZ4352 Sorry for Loving You So 2
[CEZ4352 - 20]
0 3'41 Laferriere, Stan Jazz swing / hollywood classic / romantic comedy. Classy, refined & carefree. Big band & [...] Big Band, Jazz Club, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, klassische Hollywoodfilme [...]
CEZ4300 Travel Rag
[CEZ4300 - 1]
0 2'55 Laferriere, Stan Ragtime. The Golden Age (the 1910s and 1920s). Joyful & dancefloor. Big band. Ragtime, 1920, Big Band, Improvisation, Kabarett [...]
CEZ4300 Cotton Pickin' Stomp
[CEZ4300 - 2]
0 2'13 Laferriere, Stan Ballroom. The Golden Age (the 1910s and 1920s). Joyful and dancefloor. Big band with banjo. Kabarett, Ragtime, Big Band, Improvisation, 1920 [...]
CEZ4300 Blues for Bix
[CEZ4300 - 3]
0 2'32 Laferriere, Stan Chicago jazz. 20s. Lively & carefree. Big band. Big Band, New Orleans Jazz, Improvisation, 1920, Kabarett [...]
CEZ4300 City Livin'
[CEZ4300 - 4]
0 2'18 Laferriere, Stan Swing. Ballroom. 30s. Joyful & dancing. Big band with banjo. Swing Jazz, 1930, Big Band, Kabarett, Improvisation [...]
CEZ4300 Jumping to the Moon
[CEZ4300 - 5]
0 2'34 Laferriere, Stan Swing. Ballroom. 30s. Lively & dancing. Big band with banjo. Big Band, Swing Jazz, Kabarett, stilvoll, Improvisation [...]
CEZ4300 Jungle Jive
[CEZ4300 - 6]
0 2'49 Laferriere, Stan Swing. Ballroom. 30s. Lively & dancing. Big band & percussion. Big Band, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, Improvisation, 1930 [...]
CEZ4300 Blue Train
[CEZ4300 - 7]
0 3'59 Laferriere, Stan Swing. Ballroom. 30s. Train departure. Carefree & dancing. Big band. Big Band, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, Eisenbahn, Kabarett [...]
CEZ4300 Candlelight Serenade
[CEZ4300 - 8]
0 2'40 Laferriere, Stan Ballroom. 40s. Sentimental & sensual ballad. Big band. Big Band, 1940, stilvoll, Variété-Theater, Jazz Ballade [...]
CEZ4300 Mystery in Black
[CEZ4300 - 9]
0 3'31 Laferriere, Stan Jungle. 40s. Cotton Club. Mysterious & interrogative. Big band. Big Band, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, klassische Hollywoodfilme, Improvisation [...]
CEZ4300 Lonely Heart
[CEZ4300 - 10]
0 3'19 Laferriere, Stan Hollywood. 40's. Sentimental & sensual ballad. Big band & solo sax. Big Band, stilvoll, Improvisation, Jazz Club, Swing Jazz [...]
CEZ4300 Midnight Mambo
[CEZ4300 - 11]
0 3'33 Laferriere, Stan 50s. Exotic & dancing. Big band & Cuban percussion. Latin-Jazz, Big Band, 1950, Improvisation, Variété-Theater [...]
CEZ4300 Kansas City
[CEZ4300 - 12]
0 3'28 Laferriere, Stan 50s. Swing. Joyous & dancefloor. Big band. Big Band, Swing Jazz, Variété-Theater, 1950, stilvoll [...]
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