DescriptionHoward Wiley hits the stage at the Cafe Stritch along with his quartet featuring Darrell Green on drums, Devin Hoff on bass and
Geechi Taylor on drums.
A renowned saxophonist, Howard Wiley is a recipient of the Thelonious Monk Scholarship, the Downbeat Blues/Pop/Rock Instrumentalist award for best soloist, and the MVP award for the Grammy All-American Jazz Band. He was an integral member of local bassist and composer Marcus Shelby's Jazz Orchestra for around two years, and is currently a member of Lavay Smith's Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swing and jump blues bands in the world. Throughout his career, Howard has performed at countless prestigious venues and events, including Lincoln Center, the Monterey Jazz Festival, The Chicago Jazz Festival, The Montreal Jazz Festival, and the Santa Barbara Jazz Festival.