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Peggy Stern

Peggy Stern is as well-known as a composer as she is known for her fine piano playing. She arrived at jazz via classical music, R&B, and salsa. Her music has a particularly broad ethnic base — in addition to European and American classical music, Peggy’s music draws from Brazilian, African, Jewish, Irish, Cuban, and traditional jazz influences.

Peggy has composed, played, recorded, and toured in a wide variety of situations: from solos to octets to jazz choruses. Her compositions range from highly original pieces to reharmonized jazz standards. “Everything she writes wants to dance, ” says Ken Dais of Jazziz.

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Discography

Z Octet

Z Octet

Estrella Productions
2016

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Lunasea

Lunasea

Soul Note
2010

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Estrella Trio

Estrella Trio

Self Produced
2006

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Actual Size

Actual Size

KOCH International Jazz
2000

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City Hawk

Capitol Records
1985

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