Label: SteepleChase - SCCD 31345 • Format: CD Album • Country: Denmark • Genre: Jazz • Style: Post Bop, Free Jazz
An adept jazz guitarist with a strong blues- and soul-influenced sound, Dave Stryker has worked as both a sideman and bandleader. Born in in Omaha, Nebraska, Stryker first began playing guitar at age He initially learned to play from listening to records by the Beatles, Cream, and Johnny Winter. Soon, however, he was investigating the music of influential blues artists like Freddie King, as well as more heady jazz improvisers like Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, and Miles Davis.
By Modern Drummer - Ungdomskulen - Cry-Baby teens, he was gigging regularly around Omaha, and inhe moved to Los Angeles where he studied for a time with guitarist Billy Rogers and first befriended Hammond B-3 organist Brother Jack McDuff. After moving to New York City in the '80s, he toured for several years with McDuff's soul-jazz outfit. Inhe met Stanley Turrentine, and spent the next decade touring Leadbelly Sez - Dave Stryker Quartet - Full Moon the saxophonist, during which time he developed significantly, coming into his own as a guitarist.
From there, he delivered a steady stream of well-regarded albums for SteepleChase, including 's Full Moon, 's Nomad, and 's Big Room.
More albums followed in the s, like 's Changing Times and 's Big City, which showcased his eclectic brand of guitar-based blues, swing, New Orleans funk, soul-jazz, and rock. During this period, he also made appearances on albums by Kevin Mahogany, James Williams, and Royce Campbell, and Adagio - Hélène Grimaud, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra*, Swedish Radio Choir*, Esa-Pekka Salonen several dates with saxophonist Steve Slagle.
Inhe paid homage to longtime bandmate, drummer Tony Reedus who died from a pulmonary embolism in with the organ-steeped One for Reedus. Another organ quintet session, Blue Strike, followed a year later. Title Description. Rory Stuart. John Scofield. Leni Stern. Mike Stern. Fareed Haque. Issi Rozen. John Abercrombie. Kevin Eubanks.
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