Drummer, percussionist, singer-composer and record producer, Stephane started to work as a musician at the age of 17, his recording and touring career includes works with Amadou & Mariam, Andy Sheppard, Bernard Purdie, Caetano Veloso, David Byrne, Elza Soares, Deodato, Gilles Peterson, Jane Birkin, Jean-Claude Vannier, Joao Donato, Kassin, Manu Dibango, Marcos Valle, Rodrigo Amarante, Seu Jorge, Wilson das Neves and many more.
His first solo album ‘Système de Son’ was released in Japan and Brazil where the record got great reviews on magazines like Latina, Intoxicate, Rolling Stone Brasil and Billboard Brasil. The tour included the Festival Francophonie 2015, Montreux Jazz Rio & Tokyo 2016 and Rio's 2016 Olympics. In 2018 Stephane joined David Byrne's American Utopia world tour, and released his second solo album on Buda Musique, ‘Saved by the Drums’ , a Stellar Samba Jazz LP combining classic Brazilian melodies and the rhythms of the Orixas, dedicated to his master Wilson das Neves who also features, as well as Jeffrey Zeigler, Michael Leonhart and Zé Manoel. Original member of the original cast of David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway which movie directed by Spike Lee is to be released next October, his latest solo release was on Sept 15th, first single ‘Lovely Day’ with his NY trio Sambacool featuring pianist Vitor Gonçalves and bassist Eduardo Belo, the remix by legendary Brazilian producer Kassin is to be released on the 29th and the full album on November 3rd.