In 2005 Stefano D'Anna's CD "Runa" has been included in the seventh edition of "The Penguin Guide to CDs", obtaining a three and a half stars rating.
In 1998 Stefano D'Anna's CD "Carousel" has been rated "Best Italian Jazz CD" by Basimedia Magazine and it has also been included in "The Penguin Guide to CDs", obtaining a three stars rating.
In 1995 Stefano D'Anna's CD. "Leapin' in" has been included in "The Penguin Guide to CD, LP & Cassettes", obtaining a four stars rating i.e. the maximum available.
In 1992 Stefano D'Anna has won the yearly critics poll "Top Jazz", held by the Italian magazine "Musica Jazz", resulting first in the category "Best New Talent".
Stefano D'Anna is an Italian tenor and soprano sax player and composer, who has performed and/or recorded, among many others, with:
Valerio Abeni, Angelo Cultreri, Marco Vaggi, Tony Arco, Sandro Gibellini, Piero Di Rienzo, Francesco Sotgiu, Nicola Muresu, Mariano Tedde, Luca Piana, Antonio Zambrini, Jorge Rossy, Paolino Dalla Porta, Santiago Colomer, Francesca Corrias, Greg Hutchinson, Marcello Pellitteri, Raffaele Genovese, Marco Tamburini, Ignacio Berroa, Harvie S, Salvatore Bonafede, Fabrizio Sferra, Ares Tavolazzi, Mauro Schiavone, Emmanuel Bex, Ben Monder, JoAnne Brackeen, Pietro Lussu, Larry Grenadier, Jeff Ballard, Francesco Puglisi, Pietro Iodice, Marvi La Spina, Stefano Bollani, Lello Pareti, Walter Paoli, Francesco Barberini, Lanfranco Malaguti, Umberto Fiorentino, Enzo Pietropaoli, Enrico Pieranunzi, Diederik Wissels, Stefano Sabatini, Dario Deidda, Pietro Condorelli, Mimmo Cafiero, Giovanni Tommaso, Massimo Manzi, Enrico Bracco, Fabrizio Bosso, Carlo Morena, Rodrigo Gonçalves, Bruno Pedroso, Nelson Cascais, Vito Di Modugno, Nico Morelli, Norma Winstone, Sheila Jordan..
Since 2020 he teaches Jazz Saxophone at Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Conservatory in Cagliari, Italy
From 2015 to 2019 he taught Jazz Saxophone at Luca Marenzio Conservatory in Brescia, Italy.
From 2010 to 2014 he taught Jazz Saxophone at Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Conservatory in Cagliari, Italy.
Stefano D'Anna plays exclusively mouthpieces set up by Filippo Bucci, Rome.
2018-11-26 - Milano
'Along Came Betty'
Stefano D'Anna tenor, Loris Lari bass, Federico Negri drums