Whether you’ve heard guitarist Dave Stryker leading his own group (with 26 CD’s as a leader to date), co-leading The Stryker/Slagle Band, or as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, and many others, you know why the Village Voice calls him “one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years.”
Dave’s new CD “Messin’ with Mister T” (available now), is a celebration of the man he worked with for over a decade-Stanley Turrentine, “Mister T”-with ten of the greatest tenor sax players on the scene today. Dave’s last CD “Eight Track” was #9 for 2014 on the Jazz Week Radio Charts where it stayed for 20 weeks topping off at #3 for 3 weeks. Downbeat magazine picked it as one of the Top CD’s of 2014, ran a feature article in the June 2014 issue on Dave, and voted hiim into the 2014 Downbeat Critics and Readers Poll for the 7th time.
… One of the most joyous feels around. -Pat Metheny