Eric St-Laurent


Style: Jazz, World Music, R&B

Born and raised in Montreal, St-Laurent studied improvisation in New York before moving to Berlin where he toured with both the big and small names of the German and Scandinavian music scenes.

Winner of the SOCAN award for Best Original Composition at the Montreal Jazz Festival and The Best Band Award at the Vienne (France) Jazz Festival, St-Laurent has been featured on over 100 recordings, produced albums, composed scores for short films and theatre, and toured in Europe and Canada.

Since returning to Toronto, Canada, St-Laurent has recorded and toured with David Clayton Thomas, Till Bronner, Dave Liebman, Dave Douglas, Rebekka Bakken, Richard Underhill, Slide Hampton, Luc de la Rocheliere, Sylvie Paquette, David Binney, Jojo Mayer, Carlos Del Junco, Bernard Primeau and represented Canada at the International Guitar Summit in Nice (MIDEM).