Friday June 23rd - 9:30 and 11 PM at The Goat
The Stryker / Slagle Band
Dave Stryker - guitar
Steve Slagle - sax
Jay Anderson - bass
Billy Hart - drums
The Goat / 21 South Orange Ave / So. Orange NJ / 973-275-9000
Directions to the Goat:
take NJ turnpike to 280 West or Garden State Pkwy to exit 145 (280 West)
get off at exit 10 Northfield Ave
make left at light onto Northfield
go to 3rd light and make a left onto Gregory
take Gregory till the end and make left onto So. Orange Ave
go down mountain after 3rd light (you will go under the train and the club is on the corner appr. 500 feet past the train on the left across from the Dunkin Donuts)
If only every band's debut could be as engaging as this new release...vibrant, modern originals played with elan." -Zan Stewart Newark Star Ledger
Live at the Jazz Standard is a field report from one of today's most inspired two-man teams." --David Adler
This album is a great document of some fantastic musical moments and if you were there, you helped make this an even better recording. You can feel how the musicians fed on the audience's enthusiasm and made each set an exciting musical journey." --Ernest Barteldes
Whether you've heard guitarist Dave Stryker fronting his own group (with 20 CD's as a leader to date), or as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, and Kevin Mahogany, you know why Gary Giddins in the Village Voice calls him one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years." He was voted one of the Top Ten Guitarists in the 2001 Critics and Readers poll of Downbeat Magazine.
Dave's groups includeThe Stryker / Slagle Band (with saxist Steve Slagle),as well as his other projects: The Blue to the Bone Band, The Shades Project (w/ Lenny White), Trio Mundo, featuring Manolo Badrena on percussion and vocals, and Andy McKee on bass and his latest group The Dave Stryker Organ Trio. Recent gigs for Dave Stryker include Jazz At Lincoln Center's Stanley Turrentine Tribute and the Berks Jazz Fest. Mel Bay Records will also be releasing his new organ trio CD The Chaser July 18th.
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