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My New CD “Eight Track” has arrived!!

Hello Friends – my new CD “Eight Track” has arrived and is available right here on this site -> You can also get them from me personally at my upcoming gigs: (Please check out my itinerary page for details). Wed Feb 12th from 8-10:30 I’ll be at the Hyatt in New Brunswick NJ w/ Freddie Hendrix, Jared Gold and Joe Brown. Feb 13-15 I’ll be a Guest Artist performing my Big Band music at Western Illinois University. Wed. Feb 19th I’ll be at Cafe Malibu in Bloomington IN w Steve Allee, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton. Here is a video of the making of “Eight Track” by my son Matt Stryker:

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New CD: Eight Track coming soon !

Hello Friends – Happy 2014 to you all My new CD is coming soon….Its all music from the 8 track years (the seventies) swung by my working trio of Jared Gold on organ and McClenty Hunter on drums. We were joined by special guest – the great Stefon Harris on vibes. I’m really happy with how it came out and can’t wait for you to hear it. Here is a brief video of the making of Eight Track by my son Matt. It will be available on this site, CD Baby and record stores soon.

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Going into the studio to record my new CD! Also Trumpets w/ Billy Hart Dec 26th

Hello Friends I’m really looking forward to going into the studio next week to record my new album. It is a project I have been threatening to do for quite some time and I have decided now is the time! Stay tuned for more info…needless to say it will be with my organ trio with Jared Gold and McClenty Hunter plus a special guest. Also I will be doing my 6th Annual Day after Christmas gig at Trumpets in Montclair NJ with Billy Hart and Jared Gold. The Young Jazzers will open at 7 and we will hit at 8. Have a Happy Holiday! DS

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Dave Stryker at Bears in Bloomington IN this Thur and The Jazz Kitchen in Indy Friday

Hello Friends I’ll be playing with my Blue to the Bone Project at Bears in Bloomington IN this Thur Dec 5th 5:30-8 w/ the IU Faculty: Pat Harbison, Tom Walsh, Wayne Wallace, Amanda Gardier(student), Luke Gillespie, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton. Then this Friday I’ll be playing quartet at the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis with Steve Allee, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton…come on out Indiana people! Hope you have a great Holiday season. I will be going into the studio this month to record my new 8 Track Project….more to follow on that! Also don’t forget my annual Day After Christmas gig at Trumpets in Montclair NJ with Billy Hart and Jared Gold….hope to see you soon…DS

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Cafe Django in Bloomington Wed Nov 13 and TRUMPETS Sat Nov 30th

I’ll be playing in Bloomington on the Indiana University campus at Cafe Django this Wed Nov 13th with Steve Allee-piano, Jeremy Allen-bass, and Steve Houghton on drums. We’ll be working on some of my music that we will be playing at the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis IN on Friday Dec 6th. Also closer to home I’ll be playing with my organ trio at Trumpets on Sat. Nov 30th with Jared Gold on organ. Hope to see you at the gigs! DS

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WBGO / NJPAC noon concert and Bar Next Door Wed Nov 6 at 8:30 and 10:30

Hello friends I’ll be playing with my organ trio at NJPAC at noon on Wed. Nov 6th with Jared Gold and Chris Beck as part of the James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival. Then that night I’ll be at the Bar Next Door with Jared and Matt Kane on drums. I just updated my itinerary page and have a lot of new gigs up there, including some hits in Bloomington IN where I’m teaching now every other week at IU and also at the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis Dec 6th. Hope to see you at the gigs! DS

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Kansas City this weekend at the Blue Room Oct 11-12

Hello Friends I’ll be playing with Matt Kane, and Kyle Koehler in Missouri this weekend. Hannibal MO Thur Oct 10th, KC at the Blue Room Oct 11-12, and Sunday Oct 13 in Columbia MO. Info below Hope to see some of my midwest friends! …Then back in the neighborhood next Sat Oct 19th with DS Organ Trio w/ Jared Gold and Chris Beck. This Thursday Oct 10th – 7 and 8:30 pm Kerley’s Pub 214 N Main St Hannibal, MO 63401 (573) 248-0881 Friday Oct 11th 8:30 and 10 pm (part of Kansas City’s 18th and Vine Festival) The Blue Room 1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 816-474-2929 http://americanjazzmuseum.org/wp-signup.php?new=www.americanjazzmuseum.com Saturday Oct 12th 11pm-12:30 am (part of Kansas City’s 18th and Vine Festival) The Blue Room 1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 816-474-2929 Sunday Oct 13th 7pm-9pm The Bridge 1020 E. Walnut St. Columbia, MO http://www.wealwaysswing.org/season/2013-2014/

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Gigs this week in Indiana, Brooklyn, New York City and Orange NJ!

I will be playing this Tuesday 8:30-10 pm at the Django Cafe in Bloomington IN w/ Pat Harbison, Steve Allee, Jeremy Allen and Steve Houghton. I am excited to be the new Jazz Guitar Professor at Indiana University and will be traveling out there every other week. You can read about it here: http://info.music.indiana.edu/web/page/normal/24454.html On Thursday Sept 19th at 9:30 I will be at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn NY with Jared Gold’s group and on Friday Sept 20th from 7:30 – 12:30 at the Bar Next Door in NYC with my trio w/ Jared and Jimmy Duchowny. We will be playing all Brazilian music as part of the Savassi in New York Festival. I have traveled with my trio to Belo Horizonte Brazil twice, and now the head of the festival Bruno Golgher is bringing his festival to New York City for a week. http://www.savassifestival.com.br/new-york Rounding out the week I will be back on my home turf at Hat City Kitchen this Sat at 8 PM with my organ trio. The Young Jazzers will open at 7. www.hatcitykitchen.com More info on my itinerary page. Thanks for visiting here and hope to see you at one of the gigs. Dave Stryker

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Blue to the Bone at The Jazz Standard Tue. Sept 10th!

Hello friends – Hope you had a great summer. I will be performing at the Jazz Standard on Tue. Sept 10th with my Blue to the Bone Band. Please check my itinerary page for more info. We’ll also be playing on Sun. Sept 8th at the South Orange Blues Festival at 3 PM and at The Falcon on Sat. Sept 14th at 8 PM. Hope to see you there!

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Blue to the Bone at Building 24 Reading PA Friday and DS Trio at Trumpets this Sat 8/10

If you’re in the Reading PA area Blue to the Bone will be at Building 24 this Friday. On Saturday come on out to Trumpets for the Dave Stryker Organ Trio w Jared Gold , McClenty Hunter and the Young Jazzers opening at 7

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