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The Career Of Dave Holland

Aug 8, 2015

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, August 9 will be “The Career of Dave Holland.”  Bassist Dave Holland was born in England in 1946.  He is self-taught, one of the few modern jazz musicians without conservatory training.  Holland has been a professional musician since 1964.  Miles Davis and Philly Joe Jones discovered him in Ronnie Scott’s club in London in 1968.  Since that time, he has played with many of the greatest musicians in jazz and taking part in 319 recordings, 24 as a leader.  This show will highlight his work with his own groups and big band, Miles Davis, Charles Lloyd, Claudia Acuňa, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Chris Potter, Joe Lovano, Elvin Jones, Wayne Shorter, Cassandra Wilson, Roy Haynes, Betty Carter, Geri Allen, Anthony Braxton, Sam Rivers and Kenny Wheeler.

The Slide Show has my photographs of some of the artists heard on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of August 17, 2015.