Dave Stryker/Jay Anderson to Perform at the Seligman Center for the Arts in Sugar Loaf 10/20
He's on the faculty of one of the most prestigious jazz education institutions in the country: Indiana University. He's spent years as a sideman for acclaimed jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. The Village Voice calls him "...one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in years." He's been voted one of the Top Ten Guitarists by Down Beat Magazine's Reader's Poll. He's worked alongside such jazz luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Lovano and Eliane Elias.
He's recorded nearly 25 albums as a leader and about that many more as a sideman with innumerable internationally recognized jazz artists. His name: Dave Stryker.
He's one of the most in-demand bassists on the contemporary music scene today. He lives in the Hudson Valley. His first gigs were with Woody Herman and Carmen McRea. Having moved from California to New York, he's worked with Michael Brecker, Elian Elias, Michael Franks, Vic Juris, Adam Nussbaum, Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, Lee Konitz, Frank Zappa, Michel Legrand Celine Dione (Gammy winning FALLING INTO YOU) and even poet, Allen Ginsberg. Beside all of those credentials, he is distinguished Professor of Jazz Bass Studies at Manhattan School of Music.
His name: Jay Anderson.
Although Mssrs. Stryker and Anderson have been colleagues for many years in large ensembles, their appearance strictly as a jazz duo will be their first.
They appear Sunday, October 20th 3:00 p.m. at the platonic new Orange County performance space, Seligman Center for the Arts, 23 White Oak Drive, Sugar Loaf (Chester), New York.