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Dave Holland Quintet: Free for All

Here’s a live performance of Dave Holland with his Quintet at the Newport Jazz Festival, performing “Free for All”.

Concerts & Tours

Dave Holland Tour Dates Announced

Dave Holland starts his world tour in April, performing with different groups along the way. Holland recently released Pathways, the first album with his new octet, and a new Archive Series of albums. Tour Schedule April 16, 2010: Regattabar – Cambridge, MA (Quintet) April 17, 2010: Regattabar – Cambridge, MA (Quintet) April 18, 2010: Buckley Center – Amherst, MA (Quintet)...

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Dave Holland releases new Archive Series of albums

Dave Holland is helping celebrate his new web site by releasing the beginning of a new set of live performances, called the Archive Series. The best part is that the Archive Series Vol. 1: The Dave Holland Quintet ‘07 is on sale for only $1 through today. The album is a previously unreleased concert recording from a 2007 European tour...

New Albums

Dave Holland Octet debuts with “Pathways”

The debut recording for the Dave Holland Octet has been announced, with a release date of March 23, 2010. Pathways features Holland along with Chris Potter (tenor, soprano), Robin Eubanks (trombone), Steve Nelson (vibes, marimba), and Nate Smith (drums). Added to the front-line are other Holland collaborators Antonio Hart (alto saxophone), Alex Sipiagin (trumpet), and Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone). The...

Bass Videos

Dave Holland solo: Recorda Me

In 1993, Dave Holland took the stage with the Joe Henderson Trio in Muenchner Klaviersommer. Here’s a clip of Dave taking a solo during the song “Recorda Me”.

Bass Videos

Dave Holland solo bass: Mr. P.C.

Today’s video is nothing short of remarkable. Mr. Dave Holland playing “Mr. P.C.” by Mr. John Coltrane. Holy smokes.

Concerts & Tours

Upcoming Dave Holland performances

Jazz bassist Dave Holland is currently performing with his Overtone Quartet featuring saxophonist Chris Potter, pianist Jason Moran and drummer Eric Harland. Throughout Holland’s four-and-a-half decade career he’s also played with Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Jack DeJonhette. Holland says he came to the bass by circumstance, “I was in my first band when...


The Obamas to chair Thelonious Monk International Bass Competition

President Barack Obama and First-Lady Michelle Obama will be serving as honorary chairs at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Bass Competition and Gala Concert this October. The Gala co-chairs include Madeleine Albright, Herb and Lani Alpert, Quincy Jones, Debra Lee, Bill and Carolyn Powers, and Joseph E. Robert Jr. The Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition features a different instrument and...

Bass Videos

Dave Holland: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

This video showcases bassist Dave Holland performing a solo of “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat,” a composition by Charles Mingus as an elegy for jazz saxophone great Lester Young. Holland is currently featuring previously unreleased tracks from his album Pass It On on his web site.

Concerts & Tours

Playboy Jazz Festival: the bassists

This weekend’s Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl will include two days of great music and great bass players. Highlights include Dave Holland with his big band, Esperanza Spalding and John Patitucci with the Wayne Shorter Quartet. Here’s a more complete lineup: Saturday performances include Jimmy Cobb’s So What Band featuring Wallace Roney, Norman Brown’s Summer Storm 2009, The...