Dave Stryker at SOPAC Mar 19, SMALLS Mar 25, TRUMPETS Apr 1

Hello Friends! Hope you are doing well in these trying times. Eight Track II has stayed on the top of the JazzWeek radio charts for 20 weeks now reaching #2 for 2 weeks, and staying in the Top 10 for 15 weeks. I’m really happy people are digging the music. I have some nice gigs the end of March for my birthday. Mar 19 at Jazz in the Loft at SOPAC in So. Orange NJ, Mar. 25 at Smalls and April 1st at Trumpets. Check out the itinerary page for more info. You can order Eight Track II and an Eight Track T shirt as well as all my CD’s on my site. If you don’t see one you want just shoot me a message. All the best and hope to see you soon – DS

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Dave Stryker Quartet at the Jazz Kitchen in Indy Mar 4th

Hello Friends!
Hope you are doing well in these trying times. Eight Track II has stayed on the top of the JazzWeek radio charts for 20 weeks now reaching #2 for 2 weeks, and staying in the Top 10 for 15 weeks. I’m really happy people are digging the music. I will be playing at the Jazz Kitchen on Mar 4th with Jared Gold, Rob Dixon, and Steve Houghton. Also I have some nice gigs the end of March for my birthday. Mar 19 at Jazz in the Loft at SOPAC in So. Orange NJ, Mar. 25 at Smalls and April 1st at Trumpets. Check out the itinerary page for more info. You can order Eight Track II and an Eight Track T shirt as well as all my CD’s on my site. If you don’t see one you want just shoot me a message. All the best and hope to see you soon – DS

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Dave at Smalls Wed Nov 23 and Trumpets Nov 26. 8TK2 in the Top 5 of JazzWeek Radio for 9 weeks! 4 Stars in Downbeat

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Eight Track II held the #2 position on JazzWeek Radio Chart for 3 weeks and has stayed in the Top 5 for 9 weeks! I’m so happy people are digging the new record.
If you haven’t got your copy yet you can order it right here on the website.
I’ve just come off an incredible month of gigs with my Quartet: LA at the Nate Holden Theatre, The Wes Montgomery Festival in Indy, The Monterey Jazz Fest (standing ovation before the concert ended!), Athens GA, The Savannah Jazz Fest in front of 12,000 people,a sold-out show back home at Trumpets, and a Tribute to Stanley Turrentine and Shirley Scott at Mist in Harlem. Lots of cool gigs coming up (please check my itinerary page)and more exciting developments on this site including Downloads available for purchase and a free Bonus Holiday Track from the Eight Track Band! Hope to see you at the next gig – all the best Dave Stryker
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Eight Track II #2 on JazzWeek Radio chart for 3 weeks straight!

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Eight Track II has held the #2 position on JazzWeek Radio Chart for 3 weeks now. I’m so happy people are digging the new record.
If you haven’t got your copy yet you can order it right here on the website.
I’ve just come off an incredible month of gigs with my Quartet: LA at the Nate Holden Theatre, The Wes Montgomery Festival in Indy, The Monterey Jazz Fest (standing ovation before the concert ended!), Athens GA, The Savannah Jazz Fest in front of 12,000 people,a sold-out show back home at Trumpets, and a Tribute to Stanley Turrentine and Shirley Scott at Mist in Harlem. Lots of cool gigs coming up (please check my itinerary page)and more exciting developments on this site including Downloads available for purchase and a free Bonus Holiday Track from the Eight Track Band! Hope to see you at the next gig – all the best Dave Stryker
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Eight Track II hits #3 on JazzWeek Radio chart Trumpets CD Release Sept 30

Hello Friends
Happy Fall to you all…
Had a great string of gigs just now including LA, Indy, Monterey Jazz Fest, Clark Univ in Worster MA, Athens GA and the Savannah Jazz Fest!
We had a ball and the audiences were off the hook. Looking forward to the CD Release Party at Trumpets Fri Sept 30. You can order Eight Track II right here on this site. Hope to see you at the next gig…till then all the best! DS
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Eight Track II is here! Plus Sept Schedule

4PAN1T1PKSTCHi Friends,
Exciting news: My new CD Eight Track II has just been released on Strikezone Records. It’s available here now. I can’t wait for you to hear it!

Eight Track II features my working trio with Jared Gold on organ and McClenty Hunter on drums along with Steve Nelson on vibes.

It features new arrangements of tunes from the Eight Track era, done up in our style. We will be doing several CD Release shows so hope to see you soon! -DS

Above is an in-studio video excerpt of Trouble Man from the new CD:

Upcoming Gigs:
Tue, Sept 6 – Bar Next Door, NYC
Sun, Sept 11 – The Falcon, Marlboro, NY – Dave Stryker Quartet with Steve Nelson www.liveatthefalcon.com
Fri, Sept 16 – The Nate Holden Theatre, LA, CA – Dave Stryker Quartet w/ Eric Alexander www.jazzbakery.org
Sat, Sept 17 – Wes Montgomery Tribute Day, IUPUI Campus Center, Indianapolis, IN www.indyjazzfest.net
Sun, Sept 18 – Monterey Jazz Fest – Dave Stryker Quartet w Eric Alexander www.montereyjazzfestival.org
Wed, Sept 21 – Clark University, Worchester, MA – Dave Stryker and Friends w/ Steve Slagle, Freddie Hendrix, Carolyn Leonhart
Fri, Sept 23 – Hendershots Coffee, Athens, GA – Dave Stryker Trio www.hendershotscoffee.com
Sat, Sept 24 – Savannah Jazz Fest – Dave Stryker Trio www.savannahjazzfest.comPrint
Fri, Sept 30 – Trumpets Montclair, NJ – Dave Stryker Quartet w/ Steve Nelson www.trumpetsjazz.com

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Dave Stryker Trio @ Bar Next Door Wed 7/20 -Shanghai Jazz Sat 7/23-Trumpets Sat 7/30

13516675_10154144840505170_8785246896991865971_nHello Friends Hope you’re having a great start to summer season. The big news is we went back in the studio with my quartet and recorded some new music. It’s a surprise what I have in store, but keep checking in and I will keep you posted. It is with my working group of Jared Gold on Hammond organ and McClenty Hunter on drums with special guest vibraphonist Steve Nelson. I’m off to the Aebersold workshop at the University of Louisville for 2 weeks and then I’ll be back for some local gigs and then the Litchfield Jazz Fest Sat Aug 6.

The Dave Stryker Quartet with Eric Alexander, Jared Gold and McClenty Hunter will be at the Monterey Jazz Fest(!) Sun Sept 16 7:30, and in LA the night before at the Nate Holden Theatre. The following weekend Sat Sept 24th the Dave Stryker Trio will be at the Savannah Jazz Fest.
Please check my itinerary page for all upcoming gigs.

The Stryker/Slagle Band Expanded new CD Routes (Strikezone Records) received 4.5 Stars in Downbeat and has been getting great reviews and reached #2 on the JazzWeek Radio Chart staying in the top 50 for 14 weeks. We just finished doing a weekend at Smalls, playing music from Routes. You can order the CD right here on the site. Please check my itinerary page for all info. Hope to see you at an upcoming gig! All the best DS

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Dave Stryker Organ Trio at Bar Next Door Wed June 15 and Hat City Wed June 22 w/ Steve Nelson

Hello Friends
Hope you’re having a great start to summer season.
The big news is I’m getting ready to go back in the studio with my quartet in a few weeks. It’s a surprise what I have in store, but keep checking in and I will keep you posted. It is with my working group of Jared Gold on Hammond organ and McClenty Hunter on drums with special guest vibraphonist Steve Nelson. We will be playing the new music at a couple of upcoming gigs:

Wed June 15 The Bar Next Door -Dave Stryker Trio w/ Jared Gold and McClenty Hunter lalanternacaffe.com/ and
Wed. June 22 Hat City Kitchen Dave Stryker Quartet 8-9:30 w/ Steve Nelson, Jared Gold and McClenty Hunter

The Stryker/Slagle Band Expanded new CD Routes (Strikezone Records) received 4.5 Stars in Downbeat and has been getting great reviews and reached #2 on the JazzWeek Radio Chart staying in the top 50 for 14 weeks.
We just finished doing a weekend at Smalls, playing music from Routes. You can order the CD right here on the site.

Please check my itinerary page for all info. Hope to see you at an upcoming gig! All the best DS

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Routes 4.5 Stars in Downbeat and 13 weeks on JazzWeek Radio

Hello Friends
Hope all is well with you. My website has been re-done and we’re continuing to make updates. Stay tuned…

Here is a nice piece in All About Jazz by R. J. DeLuke:
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/dave-striker-diverse-but-always-soulful-dave-stryker-by-rj-deluke.php

We had a great CD release gig at the Jazz Standard for The Stryker/Slagle Band “Routes”and it’s getting great reviews :

Downbeat 4.5 Stars!
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/routes-the-stryker-slagle-band-expanded-self-produced-review-by-edward-blanco.php
Routes has stayed on the JazzWeek Radio chart for 13 weeks and got up to #2 so far.
It is available on my website, CDBaby.com, Amazon, Itunes etc.

Had great night at Chris’s in Philly with my quartet with special guest Chris Potter in Feb. Hope to do more with Chris soon.
Hope to see you soon! DS

Upcoming Gigs:
Mar 14 – Dave Stryker Quartet at Snug Harbor in New Orleans
April 23 – Indiana University Jazz Celebration Tribute to David Baker
April 29 – Dave Stryker Quartet – Harford College in Bel Air, MD

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Check out the new updated website! Dave’s Bday gig at Trumpets Mar 26th

Hello Friends
Hope all is well with you. My website has been re-done and we’re continuing to update it. Stay tuned for more updates coming soon.

I’m off to Tucson to play at Univ of Arizona Mar. 10-11 and then to Graz Austria with The Plummer Jazz Sextet – a combo I lead from Indiana University. I come back in time to play at Birdland with Eric Alexander’s Quartet Mar 17-19.
My birthday gig is Mar 26th at Trumpets, then to the Savannah Jazz Festival Swing Central last week of March and Snug Harbor in New Orleans April 14th.

We had a great CD release gig at the Jazz Standard for The Stryker/Slagle Band “Routes”and it’s getting great reviews :
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/routes-the-stryker-slagle-band-expanded-self-produced-review-by-edward-blanco.php
Routes has stayed in the Top Ten of JazzWeek Radio chart for 8 weeks and got up to #2 so far.
It is available on my website, CDBaby.com, Amazon, Itunes etc.

Had great night at Chris’s in Philly with my quartet with special guest Chris Potter in Feb. Hope to do more with Chris soon.
Hope to see you soon! DS

Upcoming Gigs:

Mar 7 – Dave Stryker Trio at Mezzrow NYC https://www.mezzrow.com/next/1/
Mar 10-11 University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
Mar 13-16 Kuntz Uni Graz https://www.kug.ac.at/en/news-events/events/jazz.html
Mar 17-19 Eric Alexander Quartet at Birdland NYC https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1087309?_ga=1.268016206.1151052930.1456159606
Mar 26 – Dave Stryker Quartet Birthday Bash at Trumpets Montclair NJ www.trumpetsjazz.com
Mar 28-31 Swing Central Savannah Jazz Festival http://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/education-programs/swingcentraljazz/
Mar 7 – Millikin University Decatur Ill
Mar 14 – Dave Stryker Quartet at Snug Harbor New Orleans LA
April 23 – Indiana University Jazz Celebration Tribute to David Baker
April 29 – Dave Stryker Quartet – Harford College Bel Air, MD

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