After his musical studies in Belgium and performing with European leading artists and ensembles such as Eric Vloeimans, Stéphane Belmondo, Jakob Bro, Bert Joris, Toots Thielemans and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra, saxophonist Steven Delannoye was selected to attend the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York.

At MSM he worked intensively with pianist Phil Markowitz who shared his experiences of playing together with the great Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano and Dave Liebman of the saxophone summit. Current projects of Delannoye are his New York ‘working’ Trio, with international guests, and a contemporary chamber jazz duet with classical and improv cellist Lode Vercampt. 2012-2014 Steven is an artist in residence of the University K.U.Leuven.

All around Steven is known for his modern sound and energetic, yet sophisticated interplay.