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Dave appearing at Vail Jazz Party this weekend, Bears in Bloomington IN next Thur

Hello friends I hope you had a great summer. Mine was good with lots of gigs and workshops and a vacation to Ireland, which was beautiful. I’ll be at the Vail Jazz Party this weekend with lots of great people and then off to start my first week of the year at Indiana University. I’ll be playing with my Blue to the Bone Band at Bears in Bloomington IN next Thur Sept 4th. Please check out my itinerary page for all upcoming gig info and check out my CD page to order Eight Track and all my CD’s. Thanks DS

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Cinncinati thur 8/14, Toronto Sat and Sun!

Hello Friends I’m updating my itinerary page so check it out to see where I’ll be playing. Playing this Thur Aug 14 6-8 pm Eden Park- Cinncinati OH w/ Cinncinati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra http://www.itscommonlyjazz.com/It%27s%20Commonly%20Jazz/Home.html Dave Stryker Organ Trio w/ Jared Gold and McClenty Hunter this Sat Aug 16 at the Rex in Toronto Canada 3:30pm http://www.therex.ca/shows.html Sun Aug 17 3-4:30 Markham Jazz Festival Toronto (artist talk at 11am) http://www.markhamjazzfestival.com/ hope to see you soon! DS

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Dave at the Jazz Standard Wed Aug 6th CD Release gig for Eight Track!

Hello friends – I’ll be doing a CD release gig on Aug 6th at the Jazz Standard in NYC with Jared Gold, Kush Abadey, and special guest Warren Wolf on vibes. Hope you can make it out. Also check my itinerary page for more info on upcoming gigs. Have a great summer! DS

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Eight Track 20 weeks on JazzWeek radio chart – Newark Museum 7/17 noon and Trumpets Sat 7/19

Hello Friends Lots of great stuff going on this week! Hope to see you soon -DS > Thur July 17 9am WBGO 88.3 FM interview w Gary Walker > Thur July 17 Newark Museum 12-2http://www.newarkmuseum.org/jazzgarden.html > Sat July 19 Sourland Music Fest Hillsboro NJ 5 pmhttp://www.sourlandmusicfest.org/ > Sat July 19 Trumpets Montclair NJ www.trumpetsjazz.com > Upcoming Gig Schedule this Summer: > Sun July 13- July 25 Litchfield Jazz Camphttp://www.litchfieldjazzfest.com/jazz-camp/ > Tue July 22 Smoke www.smokejazz.com > Sat July 26- Aug 1 Samba Meets Jazz Workshop Bar Harbor Mainehttp://jazzintensives.com/ > Sun Aug 3 Roots and Ribs Guitar Festival OSPAC West Orange NJhttp://www.njai.org/projects-1-35-1-1/ > Wed August 6 The Jazz Standard www.jazzstandard.com > Sat Aug 9 Trumpets Montclair NJ www.trumpetsjazz.com > Sat Aug 16 The Rex Toronto 1pm www.therex.ca/ > Sun Aug 17 Markham Jazz Fest Canada www.markhamjazzfestival.com > Tue Aug 26 Bar Next Door NYChttp://lalanternacaffe.com/page/1rjs6/Bar_Next_Door.html > Fri-Mon Aug 29-Sept 1 Vail Jazz Partyhttp://www.vailjazz.org/performances/vail-jazz-party.html > Thur Sept 4 Bears Place Bloomington IN w/ Blue to the Bone

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Eight Track on JazzWeek Radio for 15 weeks-Trumpets Sat June 21-Summer schedule added

Hello friends – Eight Track has now been on the JazzWeek Radio chart for 15 weeks! You can order it right here on my website. Also I’ve added my summer schedule to the itinerary page. I’ll be at Trumpets in Montclair NJ on Sat June 21st w Steve Nelson and Jared Gold. Also there is a nice feature on me in the June Downbeat Magazine. You can read it here: http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2014/DB1406/44-45.html hope to see you soon! DS

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Eight Track on JazzWeek chart 15 weeks! Trumpets 5/24 Scullers Boston 5/29 plus Dave featured in June issue of Downbeat Magazine

Hello friends My new CD Eight Track has stayed on the Jazz Week Radio Charts for 15 weeks now. It stayed at #3 for two weeks. You can order it right here on my website. Also there is a nice feature on me in the June Downbeat Magazine. You can read it here: http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2014/DB1406/44-45.html I have some nice gigs coming up (please check my itinerary page for details) hope to see you at one! May 23 – Robins Nest w/ Matt Kane, Kyle Koehler May 24 – Trumpets – w/ Steve Slagle, Jared Gold, and Adam Nussbaum May 29 – Scullers in Boston w/ Blue to the Bone-Freddie Hendrix, Steve Slagle, Gary Smulyan, Jared Gold and Ralph Peterson Jr.

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Dave playing w/ 50 pc Studio Orchestra at IU this Sat and new CD holding at #4 on JazzWeek Radio

I will be playing with 50 pc Studio Orchestra doing some of Wes Montgomery’s music this Sat. April 26. Here is the info: WHAT: “Jazz Celebration—Indiana Jazz Legends: Hoagy, Wes and J.J.” WHEN: 8 p.m., Saturday, April 26 WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave. http://info.music.indiana.edu/releases/iub/jacobs/2014/04/IU-Jacobs-School-of-Musics-Jazz-Celebration-celebrates-Indiana-jazz-legends.shtml Also I will be playing with vocalist Rachel Caswell, Tom Walsh, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton this Thursday from 5:30-8 at Bears Place in Bloomington IN. My new CD “Eight Track” is holding at #4 having been in the top 5 on JazzWeek Radio charts for 6 weeks. You can order here on my site and find all my gig info on the itinerary page. Thanks! DS

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Eight Track #3 on Jazz Week Radio charts!

Hi Friends Eight Track is moving up the charts and is #3 on JazzWeek this week. People are really digging this music and some of them even remember what an 8 track is! You can order right here on this site or come out and get one signed in person. Check my itinerary page for upcoming gigs. I’ll be at Trumpets in Montclair NJ on Saturday April 12th doing a CD release gig with Jared Gold, Adam Nussbaum and the great Steve Nelson on vibes. I’ll be playing at Snug Harbor in New Orleans on Thursday April 17th with Mike Pellera, James Singleton and Paul Thibodeaux. Hope to see you soon! DS

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Today’s the Day! Official CD Release Date for “Eight Track”

Hello Friends Well my new CD “Eight Track” is officially out today and I hope you will order it right here on this site. check my itinerary page for upcoming gigs -hope to see you soon! DS Here is a short video of the making of “Eight Track”

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NEW CD “EIGHT TRACK” IS HERE!

Hello Friends – Hope you’re surviving this winter weather…. My new CD “Eight Track” featuring Stefon Harris on vibes, Jared Gold on organ McClenty Hunter on drums is now available right here on this site….This is a fun project with tunes from the Eight Track 70’s era, but done up hip, and the music is kickin! I’ll be at the Malibu Grill in Bloomington IN this Wed Feb 19th with Steve Allee, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton 8 pm – http://www.malibugrill.net/ hope to see you soon! all the best DS here is a short video of the making of “Eight Track”:

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