Dave Stryker, Howard Johnson & Steve Slagle

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During our second show of 2021, we continue to look at the music and voices giving jazz fans new music and insights in this pandemic world. We begin with veteran guitarist Dave Stryker teamed up with the legendary Bob Mintzer and the WDR Big Band. We also profile the talents of Miki Yamanaka, Dean Tsur, Steve Sagle and Liberty Styles. Finally, we say good-bye to the prodigious Howard Johnson.


  • Dave Stryker with Bob Mintzer & The WDR Big Band "Trouble Man" Blue Soul (Strikezone Records) 00:00
  • Host talks 6:01
  • Liberty Styles "Roam Wide" Roam Wide EP (LS Records) 7:59
  • Miki Yamanaka "First Day of Spring" Human Dust Suite (Outside in Music) 11:14
  • Host talks 16:41
  • Howard Johnson and Gravity "Testimony" Testimony (Tuscarora Records) 18:15
  • Anthony Fung "Forever (Prelude)" Flashpoint (Tiny Records) 24:18
  • Host talks 26:11
  • Joel Frahm "A Little Extra" Live at Smalls (Smalls Live) 27:08
  • The Claire Daly Band "Momentus Brighticus" Rah Rah (Ride Symbol Records) 34:21
  • Host talks 38:09
  • Dean Tsur "Centerpiece" Moments of Inspiration (Outside in Music) 39:05
  • Carl Saunders "Walking on Air" Carl Saunders, Jazz Trumpet (Summit Records) 42:32
  • Host talks 46:43
  • Clare Fischer "America the Beautiful" Songs for Rainy Day Lovers (Columbia/Legacy) 47:38
  • Steve Slagle Trio "Alive" Alive in Harlem (Panorama Records) 49:18
  • Host talks 53:22
  • Charlie Parker "Cheers" Complete Charlie Parker Sessions (IMP Digital) 54:02

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