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Dave Sterner

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: May 28, 1970    

Saxophonist Dave Sterner is a traditional jazz musician with a bent for mixing swing, funk and the blues into his sound. Spending his entire career in the Mid-West, Sterner earned his degree in music from Indiana University and early on played with funk and R&B bands. Returning to his home town of Cleveland, he has performed with Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Harry Connick Jr., The Manhattan Transfer, The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, The Jazz Heritage Orchestra and the Dizzy Gillespie All-star Big Band to name a few. In addition to teaching for the Cuyahoga Community College jazz program, Mr. Sterner conducts the Lakeland Community College Civic Jazz Orchestra and co-directs the Lakeland Jazz Festival. Sterner appears on three cds with Ernie Krivda’s Fat Tuesday Big Band (Koch Label), the N. Glenn Davis Quartet (Jazzed Media, 2008) and the N. Glenn Davis Quintet, featuring Phil Woods (Jazzed Media, 2009)....
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    Sidetracked

    Speak Jazz Records
    2011
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    Self Produced
    2007
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Speak Jazz Records (2011)

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Sterner's originals are particularly strong and happily make up most of the program. Together with tenor man Chris Burge, our two front-line partners speak as one and easily negotiate some slippery passages, such as the slurs and bends of the melody line to “The Jive Song.” - Chris Hovan All About Jazz

“You get no sense of ego-driven sensibilities or weighty agendas, just good, clean fun.” -Willard Jenkins - The Independent Ear

“Sterner’s music is always accessible, energetic, logically constructed, rhythmically inviting, technically accomplished and fun to hear.” -Bill Donaldson Cadence Magazine Vol...

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