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The Stryker/Slagle Band: Routes

Read "Routes" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Long-time friends and collaborators, guitarist Dave Stryker and saxophonist Steve Slagle have been developing their sound for almost two decades and have led their band on several recordings. Throughout their enduring association, The Stryker/Slagle Band has produced some of the best contemporary jazz heard anywhere. On the audacious Routes, their sixth album as a group, the ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 16, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)228267-3906115232Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)201190+11046193541Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)195151+4415633427—Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)17183+88347425112Fred Hersch Whirl (Palmetto)147282-13504418644Michael Dease Grace (JLP)139154-1515545775Yotam Resonance (JLP)133134-103441181213Steve Davis Images (Posi-Tone)130127+30483891115Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)125128-3042381096Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note)123130-703819111926Cory Weeds The Many Deeds of Cory Weeds (Cellar Live)122104+1813611312106Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke Band (Heads Up)120129-90302913153Dr. Lonnie ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 9, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks11212Fred Hersch Whirl (Palmetto)282119+16316417212Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)267205+6205814321Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)190182+8055184418Michael Dease Grace (JLP)154147+704844541—Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)15167+840385264233Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra Mezzanine (Owl Studios)14865+8315863757Yotam Resonance (JLP)134146-120364108812Mike Clark Carnival Of Soul (Owl Studios)131135-403489963Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note)130143-130381810614Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke Band (Heads Up)129143-140342811155Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)128109+190403712133Steve Davis Images (Posi-Tone)127113+140423713108Ray Vega ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 2, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TWLW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 2 17Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote) 205 176 +29 2 53 13 2 1 1 Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri) 182 199-17 0 50 1 7 3 6 7 Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Palmetto)157 154 +3 0 55 1 11 4 1849 Michael Dease Grace ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 26, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 4 Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri) 199 181 +18 0 61 1 6 2 17 — Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote) 176 113 +63 2 59 2 2 3 13 1 Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note) 164 126 +38 0 55 1 6 ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 19, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 4 12 Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri) 181 173 +8 0 54 1 5 2 14 2 Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke Band (Heads Up) 162 124 +38 0 45 2 5 3 8 27 Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord) 161 ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 12, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks151Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note)240156+8416814213Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Palmetto)191209-18048183176Brad Mehldau Highway Rider (Nonesuch)177103+7405131541213Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)173132+4125144578Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott East-West Trumpet Summit (Origin)166142+24047186310Trombone Shorty Backatown (Verve Forecast)160169-9050213754Joe Chambers Horace To Max (Savant)159156+30511982746Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)15886+7254483945Yotam Resonance (JLP)147165-18043461089Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden Jasmine (ECM)145138+7050281187One For All Incorrigible (JLP)1381380036111121116Nnenna ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: July 5, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 3 1 Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Palmetto) 209 238 -29 1 55 1 7 2 11 9 Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke Band (Heads Up) 191 150 +41 6 63 2 3 3 10 9 Trombone Shorty Backatown (Verve Forecast) 169 152 +17 0 63 2 ...

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The Stryker/Slagle band: The Scene

Read "The Scene" reviewed by Elliott Simon

Consummate professionals, guitarist Dave Stryker and saxophonist Steve Slagle continue to raise the bar of instrumental interplay with The Scene. This pair eschews gimmickry for chops and produces some of the best post-bop anywhere. Joe Lovano, himself one of the busiest and best tenor saxophonists around, joins them again, as he did on their previous release, ...

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The Stryker/Slagle Band: The Scene

Read "The Scene" reviewed by John Barron

The Scene finds guitarist Dave Stryker and saxophonist Steve Slagle collaborating for their fourth recording as co-leaders. The disc is a clever, soulful set of original progressive jazz featuring bassist Jay Anderson, drummer Victor Lewis and, on four tracks, special guest saxophonist Joe Lovano.

The sly bouncy opener “Skee," a dedication to the late bassist Dennis ...