STÉPHANE SPIRA

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French-born, New York-based saxophonist Stéphane Spira grew up with jazz the old-school way: in late-night jams and cutting sessions. A protégé of longtime Chet Baker pianist Michel Graillier, Spira's jazz career has taken him from 4 AM basement sessions in the underbelly of Paris, through acclaimed collaborations with trumpeter Stéphane Belmondo and pianist Giovanni Mirabassi, to the cutting edge of New York jazz. Spira's fourth album as a bandleader, In Between, features more of the strikingly translucent, disarmingly catchy compositions that continue to characterize his work. Trained as an engineer, STÉPHANE SPIRA sharpened his chops off the books, after hours, immersing himself in a hard-edged milieu. Working in electronics during the day, he nevertheless found the time to compose and play. Perhaps since he honed his chops in the depths of the jazz underground, Spira was spared the awkwardness of growing up in public: Spira's "remarkable maturity” (Radio France), has not read more...
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STÉPHANE SPIRA First Page album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Page
Post Bop 2006
STÉPHANE SPIRA Stéphane Spira & Giovanni Mirabassi : Spirabassi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stéphane Spira & Giovanni Mirabassi : Spirabassi
Post Bop 2009
STÉPHANE SPIRA Round About Jobim album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Round About Jobim
Third Stream 2012
STÉPHANE SPIRA In Between album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
In Between
Eclectic Fusion 2014
STÉPHANE SPIRA New Playground album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Playground
Post Bop 2018
STÉPHANE SPIRA Stéphane Spira & Giovanni Mirabassi : Improkofiev album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stéphane Spira & Giovanni Mirabassi : Improkofiev
Post Bop 2020

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