". … One of the most joyous feels around." - Pat Metheny
Saxophonist Bob Mintzer is a member of the Grammy-winning Yellowjackets, leads the Grammy-winning Bob Mintzer Big Band, travels with his own quartet and plays with numerous bands globally. Mintzer also is the chief conductor of the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany.
For the last 37 years the legendary Yellowjackets have been one of the premier jazz groups in the world. Their current lineup features Mintzer, keyboardist Russell Ferrante, drummer William Kennedy and bassist Dane Anderson.
Whether you’ve heard guitarist Dave Stryker fronting his own group (with 28 CD’s as a leader to date), or as a featured sideman with, Stanley Turrentine and Jack McDuff, you know why Gary Giddins in the Village Voice calls him "one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years.” ...