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Village Voice called him “one of the most distinctive guitarists
to come along in recent years,” and Dave Stryker augments his
excellent trio (organist Jared Gold and drummer McClenty Hunter)
with the great Midwestern saxophonist Rob Dixon, “the Musical
Mayor of Indianapolis.” for what is always a hip, soulful and
A leader on
35 albums, including his newest Prime (4 stars:
AllAboutJazz.com), Stryker and his band bop and swing with the
Stryker Quartet feat. Dave Stryker, guitar; Jared Gold, organ;
McClenty Hunter, drums plus special guest Rob Dixon, sax!
Sept 3, @ 4 & 6 PM
Making her Jazz Forum debut, Andromeda Turre is an accomplished
multi-talented singer and composer. Born into a musical family
(Steve Turre and Akuna Dixon) she’ll debut new material and
arrangements of classic songs.
YOU FOR ENJOYING THE 2023 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
finished the 2023 Outdoor Summer Concert Season and want to take
a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your ongoing
presence at and support of our presentations of live music along
the Hudson River.
to you – our loyal audience – and our dedicated staff and
talented musicians, we've been able to bring the joy of live jazz
to our Jazz Forum Arts community through nearly three dozen
outdoor concerts this summer.
This season has been nothing short of spectacular, with
enchanting melodies filling the air and unforgettable memories
for families, friends, and music enthusiasts alike. And let's not
forget the Wednesday Jitterbugs Jams which were clearly tons of
fun for participants and those checking out the kids.
What a summer it has been. Thank you!
A note from Mark and Ellen:
Beloved patrons and members of the jazz community,
Please donate to our JAZZ FOR ALL summer
campaign to ensure that we can bring live music to all of you
at the gorgeous riverfront sites for many summers to come.
donating to JAZZ FOR ALL you are not
just helping us cover the costs. You are also helping to build
a lasting foundation for live music to flourish along the
thrilled when the great tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon sat in
and hung out at Jazz Forum, 648 Broadway, NYC in 1982! (Photos by
Mitchell Seidel) – Mark
Morganelli, Jazz Forum Arts Founder & Executive Director