All About Jazz is celebrating Dave Holland's birthday today!
Amid endless choices, the sound of a Dave Holland bass line compels attention. A master of tone and rhythm, the bassist, composer, and bandleader is now in his fifth decade as a performer and his music possesses a rich and kaleidoscopic history. One of Holland\'s mentors, the affably sage-like saxophonist Sam Rivers, gave him a tip once. Sam said, ‘Don\'t leave anything out?"play all of it,\' Holland once told a radio interviewer... Read more.Place our Musician of the Day widget on your website or blog.