SongVault Artist Profile
Colorado, United States
Chillout / Lounge / Ambient
Stephanie Sante's first solo release titled: “Into Light” garnered critical acclaim in 2000 from New Age Voice for “Winner Radio Airplay” and finalist “Best New Age CD”.
In late 2001 her 3rd release, “Inner Beauty”, was NAV’s finalist for “Best New Age/Electronic/Space CD”.
After the release of “Inner Beauty” Stephanie broadened her scope of composing to include a multitude of influences from NuJazz to Bossa to Chillout. She is a multi-instrumentalist who plays a variety of acoustic and electric guitars, midi-guitar and keyboards.
Her 4th release, “Coffee Culture”, introduced a mix of chilled grooves and was awarded “Best Concept Album” by Muse’s Muse in 2005.
In 2007 Sante Music released her 5th project, “Shine”, continuing to focus on a blending of NuJazz, Lounge and Ambient textures with Jazz and Bossa flavors.
“Prismatic”, Stephanie’s 6th project, was released on July 1st, 2010. Inspired by the beauty and wonder of the great Pacific Northwest, “Prismatic” blended stylistic aspects of Electronic, NuJazz, Chillout, Ambient and Bossa.
“Cosmic Diva”, Stephanie Sante’s 7th project, will be released on Sept 1st, 2013. “Cosmic Diva” takes its inspiration from Science Fiction author Greg Bear’s “The Way” trilogy : Eon, Eternity and Legacy. Characterized by emotive, upbeat and dream sequenced orchestrations, Cosmic Diva blends stylistic aspects of Electronica, Ambient, Chill and a touch of NuJazz.