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Dave Stryker Happy Holiday Wishes!



Dave Stryker shares a special holiday video lesson and more…

Dave Stryker: Happy Holiday season to my fellow jazz guitar friends! Since I last checked in here at Jazz Guitar Today I’ve been keeping busy touring, recording and teaching.

Besides my online teaching course at ArtistWorks, I teach at Indiana University, Montclair State University and have been teaching this semester at Rutgers University.

Dave Stryker at the Indiana University
Indiana University Guitar Ensemble

I recently had a tour in Louisiana and was a guest with Steve Masakowski’s Guitar Ensemble at the University of New Orleans. It was great to play a duet with Steve, ( who is a killer player) and then my quartet played. I played the next night with my group at Snug Harbor.

Dave Stryker and the New Orleans Guitar Ensemble
University of New Orleans Jazz Guitar Ensemble

Last weekend the great Vic Juris and I played a duet on steel-string acoustic guitars to open up the Celebration for Harold Mabern at SOPAC in South Orange, NJ.

My record Eight Track III hit #1 for 6 weeks on JazzWeek Radio chart last summer, so to celebrate I took my band into the studio to record Eight Track Christmas! (Haha) I’ve included a lesson on playing my arrangement of “Christmas Time Is Here” (Vince Guaraldi) for solo guitar from my previous Christmas solo guitar CD “Six String Santa”.

Please check out Dave’s complete teaching website at:

All my CD’s and my book “Dave Stryker’s Improvisation Method Vol 3” are available at

Happy Holidays, Dave Stryker

Dave Stryker Happy Holiday album
Dave Stryker – Eight Track Christmas
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