After three years of study at Berklee, Boston in the 90s, Belgian saxophonist Stéphane Mercier lived in New York for seven years. He developed his career there and signed for one of the most important independent jazz labels (Fresh Sound/New Talent).

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The album Flor de Luna was recorded in 2000 and distributed worldwide. He then spent two years in Paris before returning to settle in Belgium.
He multiplies international projects with groups of varying sizes, from intimate duos to big bands. In 2013, he released an album bringing together 16 duets with the greats of Belgian jazz, a live album from a new international sextet, and also launched the traveling show La Boîte de Jazz which he set up with his father Jacques Mercier, a man letters and media. Together, they performed 270 times in front of more than 27,000 spectators.
In 2014, he was sent around the world as ambassador for Adolphe Sax, the Belgian inventor of the saxophone born two hundred years earlier, to give concerts and conferences (Hungary, USA, Qatar, Kazhaksthan, etc. …). In addition to his current work as a saxophonist, Stéphane has just finished writing a book on jazz (published by Ikor in early 2017) and takes the lead of the Jazz Station Big Band, the “house” group of the famous Brussels club, the Jazz Station.