Stefano D'Anna, Italian tenor and soprano sax player and composer, has performed and/or recorded, among many others, with:
Enzo Zirilli, Piero Di Rienzo, Nicola Cossu, Flavio Boltro, Mariano Tedde, Salvatore Maltana, Luca Piana, Paolo Carrus, Jorge Rossy, Paolino Dalla Porta, Santiago Colomer, Alessandro Di Liberto, Francesca Corrias, Greg Hutchinson, Marcello Pellitteri, Marco Tamburini, Marco Panascia, Ignacio Berroa, Harvie S, Salvatore Bonafede, Fabrizio Sferra, Ares Tavolazzi, Mauro Schiavone, Emmanuel Bex, Ben Monder, JoAnne Brackeen, Pietro Ciancaglini, 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, Sandro Gibellini, Fabrizio Bosso, Rodrigo Gonçalves, Bruno Pedroso, Nelson Cascais, Antonio Zambrini, Vito Di Modugno, Nico Morelli, Norma Winstone, Sheila Jordan, Sarah Jane Morris.
Stefano D'Anna leads a quartet, Soundscape, which features Nicola Muresu on bass, Gianrico Manca on drums, both from Sardinia, and ace guitarist Enrico Bracco from Rome.
In March 2013 this band recorded its first cd, Soundscape, co-produced by Stefano D'Anna and Michele Palmas, released in July 2013 by S'ard Music.
In 1991 Stefano D’Anna formed a trio with Enzo Pietropaoli and Fabrizio Sferra. This trio completed a recording titled "Leapin' in", which won him unanimous appraisal from the critics all over Italy and got rave reviews abroad and in the USA. "Leapin' in" has also 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".
In 1998 his 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 2005 his CD "Runa" has also been included in the seventh edition of "The Penguin Guide to CDs", obtaining a three and a half stars rating.
Stefano D'Anna performed with his own band and as a featured soloist in various Jazz Festivals and clubs all over Europe, in Milan, Bologna, Vignola, Karlowy Vary, Prague, Grénoble, Rome, Géneve, Gorizia, Porto, Fano, Lisbon, Braga, Loures, Marinha Grande, Aosta, Marsala, Cracow, Paris, Como, Nantes, Roccella Jonica, Coimbra, Atina, Madeira, Terni, Ancona, Ferrara.