Ej Strickland Quintet at The Side Door Jazz Club

Chris Beaudry uploaded this event on August 9, 2021


The Side Door Jazz Club
85 Lyme St
Old Lyme, CT
(860) 434-2600

Ej Strickland Quintet at The Side Door Jazz Club


Fri, October 8, 2021
8:30 pm

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E.J. Strickland quickly graduated into New York’s gigging jazz scene, playing with the greatest names in contemporary music. He has long stints with Ravi Coltrane, Russell Malone, Marcus Strickland, Manuel Valera and also had opportunities to work on occasion with artists like Wynton Marsalis, Cassandra Wilson, Herbie Hancock and many others.
Influenced by wonderful drummers (Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Roy Haynes, Jimmy Cobb, Tony Williams, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Brian Blade), he rapidly developed his own eclectic and creative style. Variety of influence and interest might be the key words for E.J. in his musical approach....

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