Stephanie Trick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Stephanie Trick
Born 1987 (age 29–30)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Instruments piano, pipe organ[1]

Stephanie Trick (born 1987 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American stride, ragtime and jazz pianist.


Trick began playing piano at the age of five.[2] Her interest outside of classical music began at the age of ten, when her piano teacher introduced her to ragtime.[3] She received her BA degree in music with honors from the University of Chicago in 2009.[2] Trick demonstrates piano performance and composition styles of stride, ragtime and jazz piano from the 1900s to the 1940s.[4] She emphasizes jazz standards, stride and boogie-woogie tunes with an accent on her specialty of Harlem stride.[5] [6] Trick and her husband, pianist Paolo Alderighi, reside in both St. Louis and Milan, Italy, his home town.


  • Piano Tricks (2005)
  • Ragtime Tricks (2006)
  • Hear That Rhythm! (2008)
  • Stephanie Trick LIVE (2010)
  • Something More (2011) - with Danny Coots (drums) and Jay Hungerford (bass)
  • Two For One (2012) - with Paolo Alderighi (piano)
  • Fourteen (2012) - with Lorraine Feather (vocal)
  • Sentimental Journey (2014) - with Paolo Alderighi (piano)


  1. ^ Bach Prelude and Fugue (A Min.) on Rockefeller Chapel Organ on Stephanie Trick's YouTube Channel
  2. ^ a b Biography. Retrieved from
  3. ^ Bio at West Coast Ragtime Society website. Retrieved from
  4. ^ Peters, Bill (April 16, 2010). "Great Strides at the Piano: Stephanie Trick re-ignites interest in Ragtime, Stride and Jazz Piano.". Peter's Music News. 
  5. ^ Wolff, Don (May 11, 2010). "Interview and Classic Jazz with Stephanie Trick". 
  6. ^ "la jeune "polyvalente" du Harlem stride" (the Harlem stride young versatile), in 88 notes pour piano solo, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, Neva Editions, 2015, p. 267. ISBN 978 2 3505 5192 0

External links[edit]