Author Archives: Dave

Stryker/Slagle Band @ Trumpets this Sat 4/21

Hope to see you there! Steve and I will have Bill Moring and McClenty Hunter with us we hit at 8 and 10 Trumpetsjazz.com also this wed 4/18 I’ll be at Iridium in NYC w/ Pete Levin, Alex Foster and Adam Nussbaum

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Gigs this week….

Hello friends I’ll be at Iridium NYC this Wed with Pete Levin, Alex Foster and Adam Nussbaum. Then on Saturday April 21st The Stryker / Slagle Band will be at Trumpets in Montclair NJ at 8 and 10…hope to see you!

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New gigs this week

Hello everyone – I have some nice gigs coming up this week with my organ trio (Jared Gold-organ/McClenty Hunter(Wed.) and Reggie Quinerly(Sat.) on drums. I’ll be recording live at the Bar Next Door in NYC this Wed April 4th with sets at 8:30 and 10:30. Then this upcoming Sat. April 7th I’ll be starting a monthly jazz night at Hat City Kitchen in Orange NJ from 9-12. Check the itinerary page for details…hope to see you there!

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Welcome to the New Website….

Welcome to my new and improved Website! I hope to be a lot more interactive with everyone now. My old site wasn’t able to be viewed on Iphones and Ipads etc, so this is the new lean and mean site. We are still adding to it everyday, so keep checking in. I will be updating my news every few days, and letting you know about my upcoming gigs, and goings on. This is the best place to order signed CD’s, Books, and DVD’s directly from me, with no middle-man. Hope you will check back here often and keep in touch. Look forward to seeing you at the next gig, but until then below is a recent video….

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Dave Stryker Organ Trio “Who Can I Turn To” Live @ JEN conference

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Jakarta!

Hello and welcome to my new website….we’re still working on it so come back and visit.  I’m playing this weekend in Jakarta Indonesia with The Carl Allen/Rodney Whitaker Band at the Java Jazz Festival.  25 hours and 3 flights to get here (12 hours ahead)….one of the great things about playing music is the chance to visit parts of the world you would never otherwise see.  Also got to hang out with one of my musical heroes Ron Carter at lunch yesterday….he’s such a huge part of music the last 50 years – a living legend in my eyes.  Looking forward to hearing: Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, George Duke, David Sanborn, and Stevie Wonder!  Till next time….peace DS

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Happy Valentines Day!

Hope all is well with you.  I’ve been keeping very busy lately.  Our gig at Cecils last weekend was great and a nice way to send off all the many good nights we’ve had there.  This club will be missed….  Thanks to all of you who came out.  I’m getting ready to go to Jakarta(!) with the Carl Allen/Rodney Whitaker group.  I’ve also been teaching privately and at Montclair State Univ, and at Newark Art’s High through the Monk Institute.  Also busy producing and arranging vocalist Rondi Charleston’s new CD….till next time keep swingin

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Last gig at Cecils tonight!

Hello friends…..tonight I’ll be playing my last gig at Cecils.  The club will close the end of this month unfortunately.   This place has been a big part of my music for the last 9 years.  I started my organ trio with Jared Gold and Tony Reedus back when the club opened.  I want to thank Cecil and Adreena Brooks for keeping the music alive for the musicians and fans all these years.  I want to especially thank all of you who came out and supported my gigs there….hope to see you again soon!

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Organ Trio at the Robin’s Nest this Sat.

Hello everyone, I just wanted to let you know my organ trio with Jared Gold and Steve Williams will be playing this Sat. Feb 4th 9:00pm – 1:00 am at The Robin’s Nest in Linden, NJ. See my itinerary page for directions. It’s my first time there, I hear it’s a cool, funky place. I hope to see you there!

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Playing at the Bar Next Door Wed Feb 1st

Hello everyone….just a note to let you know that I’ll be playing at the Bar Next Door tomorrow night Wed. Feb 1st at 8:30 and 10:30.  It’s at 129 Macdougal /West 4th.  Jared Gold on organ, McClenty Hunter on drums and myself on guitar.  We’ll be playing some new music from Jared’s upcoming Positone CD that we’re recording this Saturday.  We’re also playing this  Sat. night Feb 4th  at the Robins Nest (3103 Tremley Road in Linden NJ) from 9-1…..hope to see you!

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