One For Reedus , Dave Stryker’s first recording for the label since the 2003 set “Strike Up The Band” (released in 2008) is also Dave’s return to a format that was so much part of his musical development on moving to New York in the early 1980s – the guitar/organ/drums combination.
The Dave Stryker Organ Trio has been a working band for the past several years. This album is dedicated to the band’s great drummer Tony Reedus who passed away early 2009, who was very much involved in this project.
“ The album has a definite polish: Nils Winther's production is of a very high quality, and each of the four musicians plays with a distinctive and clear sound …..” (Jay Deshpande on Strike Up The Band SCCD – AllAboutJazz)
1. Pure Imagination (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
2. Burn For Ern (Dave Stryker)
3. One For Reedus (Dave Stryker)
4. Alone Again (Naturally) (Gilbert O'Sullivan)
5. For All We Know (J. Fred Coots)
6. Zoltan (Woody Shaw)
7. Make Someone Happy (Jule Styne)
8. Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter)