Stan
Laferrière

Bio

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 Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords
CEL7007 Midnight Mambo
[CEL7007 - 8]
0 3'31 Stan Laferriere Jazz of the 50s. Exotic & dancing. Big band & Cuban percussion. latin jazz, big band, 1950, danceable, lively, fiery [...]
CEZ4352 Most of All I Love You
[CEZ4352 - 2]
1 2'39 Stan Laferriere Lyrics [...] Jazz song / hollywood classic / jazz swing. Lively, classy & refined. Big band with [...] big band, jazz song, jazz club, crooner, revue, love (lyrics) [...]
CEZ4352 Most of All I Love You 2
[CEZ4352 - 16]
0 2'39 Stan Laferriere Jazz swing / hollywood classic / romantic comedy. Relax, classy & lively. Big band with [...] big band, swing, revue, hollywood classic, jazz club, trumpet [...]
CEZ4352 Sorry for Loving You So
[CEZ4352 - 8]
1 3'42 Stan Laferriere Lyrics [...] Jazz song / hollywood classic / romantic comedy / jazz swing. Classy, refined & [...] big band, jazz song, jazz club, crooner, revue, 1950 [...]
CEZ4352 Sorry for Loving You So 2
[CEZ4352 - 20]
0 3'41 Stan Laferriere Jazz swing / hollywood classic / romantic comedy. Classy, refined & carefree. Big band & [...] big band, jazz club, swing, revue, hollywood classic, relaxed [...]
CEZ4300 Travel Rag
[CEZ4300 - 1]
0 2'55 Stan Laferriere Ragtime. The Golden Age (Early Jazz of the 1910s and 1920s). Joyful & dancefloor. Big band. jazz ragtime, 1920, big band, jamming, retro cabaret, revue [...]
CEZ4300 Cotton Pickin' Stomp
[CEZ4300 - 2]
0 2'13 Stan Laferriere Ballroom. The Golden Age (Early jazz the 1910s and 1920s). Joyful and dancing. Big band [...] retro cabaret, jazz ragtime, big band, jamming, 1920, happy & joyful [...]
CEZ4300 Blues for Bix
[CEZ4300 - 3]
0 2'32 Stan Laferriere Chicago jazz. 20s. Lively & carefree. Big band. big band, New-Orleans jazz, jamming, 1920, retro cabaret, Chicago [...]
CEZ4300 City Livin'
[CEZ4300 - 4]
0 2'18 Stan Laferriere Ballroom. Eraly jazz of 30s. Charleston. Joyful & dancing. Big band with banjo. swing, 1930, big band, retro cabaret, jamming, North America [...]
CEZ4300 Jumping to the Moon
[CEZ4300 - 5]
0 2'34 Stan Laferriere Swing. Ballroom. Jazz of the 30s. Lively & dancing. Big band with banjo. big band, swing, retro cabaret, classy, jamming, revue [...]
CEZ4300 Jungle Jive
[CEZ4300 - 6]
0 2'49 Stan Laferriere Swing. Ballroom. Jazz of the 30s. Lively & dancing. Big band & percussion. big band, swing, revue, jamming, 1930, danceable [...]
CEZ4300 Blue Train
[CEZ4300 - 7]
0 3'59 Stan Laferriere Shuffle. Ballroom. Jazz of the 30s. Train departure. Carefree & dancing. Big band. big band, swing, revue, trains, retro cabaret, hollywood classic [...]
CEZ4300 Candlelight Serenade
[CEZ4300 - 8]
0 2'40 Stan Laferriere Ballroom. Jazz of the 40s. Sentimental & sensual ballad. Big band. big band, 1940, classy, revue, jazz ballad, hollywood classic [...]
CEZ4300 Mystery in Black
[CEZ4300 - 9]
0 3'31 Stan Laferriere Jungle. Jazz of the 40s. Cotton Club. Mysterious, exotic & interrogative. Big band. big band, swing, revue, hollywood classic, jamming, 1940 [...]
CEZ4300 Lonely Heart
[CEZ4300 - 10]
0 3'19 Stan Laferriere Hollywood. Jazz of the 40's. Sentimental & sensual ballad. Big band with solo sax. big band, classy, jamming, jazz club, swing, 1940 [...]
CEZ4300 Midnight Mambo
[CEZ4300 - 11]
0 3'33 Stan Laferriere Jazz of the 50s. Exotic & dancing. Big band & Cuban percussion. latin jazz, big band, 1950, jamming, revue, Cuba [...]
CEZ4300 Kansas City
[CEZ4300 - 12]
0 3'28 Stan Laferriere Jazz of the 50s. Swing. Joyful & dancing. Big band. big band, swing, revue, 1950, classy, hollywood classic [...]
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