Continuing its over quarter-century tradition of bringing award-winning jazz musicians to the City for intimate, memorable performances, The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society will host a concert by the renowned Dave Stryker Quintet on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Guitarist, composer and educator Dave Stryker has been involved with many groups as leader (with 28 CDs as a leader to date), and co-leader of The Stryker/Slagle Band, and as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff. The Village Voice calls him “one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years.” He was recently voted once again into the 2017 Downbeat Readers and Critics Polls. Saxophonist Bob Mintzer is a 20-year member of the Grammy-winning Yellowjackets, he leads his own Grammy-winning big band, and he holds the Buzz McCoy endowed Chair of Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California. Baltimore’s own mutli-instrumentalist Warren Wolf will be featured on this program. The Dave Stryker Quintet concert takes place at 5 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art (10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218). More information is available at http://www.baltimorechamberjazz.org, on the Jazz Society’s Facebook page or by calling (410) 385-5888. Tickets are $45 general admission, $43 seniors over 65 and Baltimore Museum of Art members, and $10 for students. ABOUT THE BALTIMORE CHAMBER JAZZ SOCIETY:
The host of one of Baltimore's premier jazz concert series for 27 years, the Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society has a rich history of bringing the world’s finest jazz artists to the region for memorable performances in an intimate setting. The BCJS is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to non-profit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Additional BCJS partners are radio stations WEAA and WYPR. More information about the BCJS and upcoming concerts is at http://www.baltimorechamberjazz.org.