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NEWS: INTERVIEW

Legendary Bassist/Bandleader Dave Holland Interviewed at AAJ...And More

Legendary Bassist/Bandleader Dave Holland Interviewed at AAJ...And More

It's been a long time since Dave Holland's small hands strummed a ukulele at about the age of five, an endeavor that eventually led him to the guitar and entry in a fledgling band as a teenager around his Wolverhampton, England, home. They played rock and R&B that were popular around 1960. They also decided the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dave Holland Sextet: Pass It On

Read "Pass It On" reviewed by John Kelman



Sometimes it's necessary to shake up even a good thing. Dave Holland's decade-old Quintet with vibraphonist Steve Nelson, trombonist Robin Eubanks and saxophonist Chris Potter has garnered multiple awards and significant attention. But while the group has evolved as a standalone unit on albums including Critical Mass (Dare2, 2006), and as the core of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dave Holland Sextet: Pass It On

Read "Pass It On" reviewed by Mark Corroto



It may not be correct to state the music of Dave Holland has matured. With the bassist's latest outing, he takes time away from the Dave Holland Big Band to record his current working sextet that plays music much like a very small big band.



This new lineup replaces vibraphonist Steve Nelson ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Dare2/Emarcy Records to Release Dave Holland's "Pass It On"

Dare2/Emarcy Records to Release Dave Holland's "Pass It On"

Esteemed as a bassist, composer, and bandleader, Dave Holland has worked in a vast array of settings over the last 40 years, from classic dates with Miles Davis, Joe Henderson, and Wayne Shorter to his own adventurous recordings, seven of which have been honored with Grammy Awards or nominations in the last decade alone. Holland's latest CD, ...