University Jazz Ensemble with Dave Stryker

The UVM Jazz Program is thrilled to welcome legendary jazz guitarist Dave Stryker for a two-day residency.
Wednesday 11/17, 3 p.m. MASTER CLASS
“Expanding Your Blues Vocabulary: From Bird’s Blues to Modal”
In this clinic Stryker explains and demonstrates different strategies you can use to open up some ideas to make your blues sound more interesting and modern.
FREE and open to the public.
Thursday 11/18, 7:30 p.m. CONCERT
Dave Stryker reprises his sold-out 2015 appearance with the University of Vermont Jazz Ensemble performing all-new repertoire arranged and composed by Bob Mintzer in the unusual format of big band featuring guitar. Besides their originals, the concert will feature Stryker and Mintzer’s creative interpretations of songs by Prince, Marvin Gaye, and Glenn Campbell. The University Jazz Ensemble is directed by Alex Stewart.
FREE and open to the public.