San Francisco Bay Area native, Stephanie Sante is a NuJazz, Chill and Lounge composer, producer, and multi instrumentalist. Equally adept on guitar, keyboards and grid instruments her music embodies skillfully blended layers of melodic harmonies that embrace a mix of uplifting, sultry, spacious and expansive tracks featuring elements of: jazz, smooth jazz, RnB, downtempo and ambient.
Her earlier works Into Light, Immaculate Conceptions and Inner Beauty focused on the New Age and Ambient genres. With her 4th release “Coffee Culture” Ms. Sante switched focus to her Jazz based roots and began embracing NuJazz, Chill and Lounge styles of expression.
Her first release ‘Into Light’ garnered critical acclaim in 2000 from New Age Voice and was awarded “Winner Radio Airplay 2000” and was a finalist “Best New Age CD 2000”.
In late 2001 Ms. Sante’s third release “Inner Beauty” was New Age Voice finalist for “Best New Age/Electronic/Space CD 2001”.
Her 4th release ‘Coffee Culture’, introduced a mix of chilled grooves and acoustic/electric guitars stylistically covering NuJazz, Cool Jazz, Bossa and World Beat. Coffee Culture was awarded “Best Concept Album” of the year by Muse’s Muse in 2005.
In 2010 Sante Music released ‘Prismatic’, Stephanie Sante’s break-through release. Inspired buy the beauty and wonder of the great Pacific Northwest, Prismatic captured the sensuality, romance and excitement of this lush expanse, blending aspects of NuJazz, Chill, Lounge and Bossa. The track ‘Morning Breeze’ from the release “Prismatic” was featured on Fresh Trax at JazzLynx & Cafe’ Jazz Radio in Sept 2010.
Sante Music released Stephanie’s 8th release ‘State of Mind’ in 2014. The track “You and I” was award the November 2015 Winner of Best Song - Electronica/Ambient at The Akademia Music Awards.
Her 9th release ‘Luminescence’ was released in 2016 featuring the finest elements of NuJazz, Chill and Lounge.
Numerous tracks from Luminescence, State of Mind and Prismatic have been chosen by Lounge Masters and will appear on up and coming “Vibes” and “Carnaby Street” compilations.
In May 2016 Stephanie Sante became a Resident Artist at “Lounge Masters”.
Music Published by : Sante Music - ASCAP 2016