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Molly Holm: Permission

Read "Permission" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Vocalist Molly Holm has had a potent progressive ("Avant-garde") presence in the Bay Area for three decades, having been an original member of Bobby McFerrin's Voicestra and was a featured singer with Terry Riley and Zakir Hussain. Creatively, Holm never grew up into the proper, standard-singing chanteuse that many of her contemporaries did, rather she has remained on the cutting edge of jazz vocals--exactly where she belongs. Permission is an eclectic collection of vocal jazz standards -- ...

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Take Five With Molly Holm

Read "Take Five With Molly Holm" reviewed by Molly Holm

Meet Molly Holm:Molly Holm is an unconventional singer and composer who blends jazz, improvisation, and North Indian Raga, reflecting her studies with master vocalist Pandit Pran Nath. For eight years plus, Molly was a founding member of Bobby McFerrin's original Voicestra, a group that toured internationally with numerous television appearances and recordings. She has also performed with minimalist composer Terry Riley (Khayal); tabla virtuoso }}Zakir Hussain}} (Rapt, No Strings); choreographer June Watanabe (E.O. 9066); and the avant-garde George ...


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