Dave Stryker – Keystone (SCCD 31702)

Dave Stryker expands his organ trio of SCCD 31679 “One For Reedus” with the addition of Stephen Riley on tenorsax (and Quincy Davis -drums replacing Steve Williams) here on his latest album. Stryker turned this time-tested traditional swinging formation into a cooking 21 st century version.

On Stryker’s 2008 release “Strike Up The Band” (SCCD 31637), Owen Cordle of JazzTimes commented, “…. A fine album, it catches Stryker building long, cliché-free solos. ….The title track sets a high artistic standard for the album, with everyone in a thoughtful frame of mind .”

1. Keystone (Dave Stryker)
2. Can't Buy Me Love (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
3. Sentinelese (Dave Stryker)
4. Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday / Nichols)
5. The Rose (For Mike Rosinsky) (Dave Stryker)
6. First Strike (Dave Stryker)
7. Tenderly (Walter Lloyd Gross)
8. Watch What Happens (Michel Legrand)

UPC/EAN: 716043170227

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