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Stryker, Dave / Strykin' Ahead
Album:Strykin' Ahead Collection:Jazz
Artist:Stryker, Dave Added:10/2017
Label:Strikezone Records 

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Add Date:2017-10-12 Pull Date:2017-12-14 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:10 Dec19 Nov12 Nov29 Oct22 Oct
Airplays:12112

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-10-05 
Reviewed: 2017-10-05
Genre: Jazz
FCCS: none

Review: creative guitarist and his versatile quartet switch between reimagined bop & contemporary originals. The interplay between the vibes and the organ takes the music up to another level.
If You Like: Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, Pat Martino, Bobby Hutcherson
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Shadowboxing (5:59) - organ/guitar starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> vibes solo> organ solo> uptempo jam> quick fade
*2/ Footprints (6:39) - guitar starts> slow tempo jam> contemplative guitar solo> gorgeous vibes solo> organ solo> slow jam> slow fade
3/ New You (5:50) - organ starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> vibes solo> organ solo & fade
*4/ Passion Flower (5:33) - guitar starts> slow tempo jam> vibes solo> organ solo> guitar solo> slow fade
*5/ Strykin' Ahead (6:12) - organ starts> fast tempo jam> guitar solo> vibes solo> organ solo> drum solo> uptempo jam> fade
6/ Blues Down Deep (7:15) - guitar/organ starts> slow tempo jam builds in volume & intensity> organ solo> vibes solo> slow tempo jam> crescendo end
7/ Joy Spring (8:12) - guitar starts> midtempo jam> guitar solo> vibes solo> organ solo> quick stop
*8/ Who Can I Turn To (7:32) - vibes/organ starts> slow tempo jam> guitar solo swings to midtempo> organ solo> midtempo jam. false stop> fade
*9/ Donna Lee (6:27) - organ starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> guitar solo> vibes solo> organ solo> uptempo jam> quick fade

Track Listing
1.Shadowboxing 5.Strykin' Ahead
2.Footprints 6.Blues Down Deep
3.New You 7.Joy Spring
4.Passion Flower 8.Who Can I Turn To
 9.Donna Lee