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Christopher Hollyday

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Christopher Hollyday began performing publicly in 1983 in the Boston area at age thirteen as a member of his brother Richard’s quintet. In 1988 Hollyday headlined a week at the historic Village Vanguard in New York City. Hollyday toured with Maynard Ferguson as a featured soloist in the trumpeter’s “60th Birthday Big Band”, and recording the “Big Bop Nouveau” album. From 1989 through 1993, Hollyday toured with his own quartet visiting every Western European country, Brazil, Canada, and most of the United States. During this period Hollyday made four recordings for RCA records

Article: Album Review

Christopher Hollyday: Dialogue

Read "Dialogue" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Il ritorno discografico di Christopher Hollyday—a un quarto di secolo dall'ultimo disco—è proprio una sorpresa. Chi segue il jazz dei primi anni novanta ricorderà il formidabile debutto del sax contralto non ancora ventenne in un disco da leader per l'RCA/Novus, accompagnato da Wallace Roney, Cedar Walton, David Williams e Billy Higgins. Un talento naturale dalla tecnica ...

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Richie Goods, Ron Carter, McCoy Tyner and More

Read "Richie Goods, Ron Carter, McCoy Tyner and More" reviewed by Joe Dimino


This week we start with an interview with veteran bassist Richie Goods, before delving into new music from Christopher Hollyday and hear about his adventures at the Village Vanguard. Finally, we honor the late great McCoy Tyner. Playlist Richie Goods “Eastern Joy Dance" My Left Hand Man: A Tribute to Mulgrew Miller (Richman Music) ...

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Dialogue

Label: Jazzbeat
Released: 2019
Track listing: Dialogue; Text Tones; You Make Me Feel So Young; Kiss Me Right; On the Trail; Paid Time Off; Pau de arara; Dedicated to You; Minor Pulsation.

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Telepathy

Label: Jazzbeat Productions
Released: 2018
Track listing: One Of Another Kind; Hallucinations; Everything Happens To Me; Autumn In New York; I’ve Got The World On A String; Segment.

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Article: Album Review

Christopher Hollyday: Telepathy

Read "Telepathy" reviewed by Chris Mosey


Born into a musical family in 1970, with a father who was crazy about bebop, there was little doubt where Christopher Hollyday would be going in life. He began playing alto saxophone when he was nine. His older brother Richard played trumpet and they played together in the Boston area for two years, causing the New ...

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Article: Album Review

Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine: Tasty Tunes

Read "Tasty Tunes" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Tasty Tunes is the fifth CD by Ira B. Liss' stalwart San Diego-based Jazz Machine, which was formed almost forty years ago, in 1979--a span that, when reckoned in big-band years, is much closer to a century or more. While other bands have come and gone the Jazz Machine has adamantly stayed the course, presenting dynamic ...

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Article: Interview

Dwayne Burno: Tradition

Read "Dwayne Burno: Tradition" reviewed by George Colligan


[ Editor's Note: The following interview is reprinted from George Colligan's blog, Jazztruth] Dwayne Burno is one of the great bass players of his generation. Originally from jny: Philadelphia, Burno has been on the New York and international jazz scene since 1990. He has played with so many of the great legends of jazz: ...

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On Course

Label: Eremite Records
Released: 1991


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