Dave Stryker, guitar, Steve Slagle-alto sax, Ed Howard, bass, Victor Lewis, drums, Mayra Casales, percussion. Muddy Waters by Dave Stryker. Concert recorded in South Orange NJ, 2005.
Guitarist Dave Stryker and Saxophonist Steve Slagle have been developing a group sound for over 20 years. They were recently voted a «Rising Star Acoustic Group» in the 2004 Downbeat Critics Poll. The group’s most recent recordings are «Live At The Jazz Standard» and «Latest Outlook (Zoho Music).
Dave spent over 13 years with Stanley Turrentine, and also worked with
Jack McDuff and Kevin Mahogany. He has 19 CD’s out as a leader.
Saxophonist Steve Slagle has released 10 CD’s as a leader, and has played with Charlie Haden, Milton Nascimento, Carla Bley and was musical director of the Mingus Big Band for many years.
«One of today’s most inspired two-man teams» JazzTimes