Born: May 16, 1983 Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
Steven graduated in 2006 at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven in the jazz department, where his teacher was Frank Vaganée. He was also taught by John Ruocco, Ben Sluijs and Tony Malaby, and he took workshops with Phil Woods, Dave Liebman, Bob Mintzer, Bill Carrothers, etc.
Steven is soprano-, alto- and tenorsaxophone player in his own trio and his quartet Sammy's On The Bowery. As a sideman he worked with the free-jazz trio: Mopti, Peter Hertmans Sextet, Louis Favre Group (a group of the French drummer Favre), MuchoGusto Bigband, Tuesdaynight Orchestra, Free Breathing Ensemble and Phusionculture.
He freelances in the young Belgian jazz scene with colleges on different occasions in clubs. He is also teacher in the music schools of Tielt, Eeklo and Knokke.
Steven Delannoye plays in his own projects with Steven Cassiers, Frederik Leroux, Nicolas Rombouts, Yannick Peeters and Lionel Beuvens.
As a sideman he performed with Bart Van Caernegem, Ewout Pierreux, Frederik Tilkin, Bram Raeymakers, Steven Van Loy, Steven Hellemans, Yves Peeters, Louis Favre, Tim De Jonghe, Toon Van Dionant, Robin Verheyen, Chantal Willie, Manolo Cabras, Olivier Wéry, Andrew Claes, Bruno Castelluci, Sal La Rocca, Otti Van Der Werf, Frank Vaganée, Dré Pallemaerts, Phillipe Aerts, Ron Van Rossum, Peter Hertmans, Brussels Jazz Orchestra... to name a few.