Dave Holland

Dave Holland

 

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Dave Holland (born 1 October 1946) is an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades. He has lived in the United States for over 40 years.[1]

His work ranges from pieces for solo performance to big band. Holland runs his own independent record label, Dare2, which he launched in 2005. He has explained his musical philosophy by quoting fellow jazz artist Sam Rivers: "Sam said, 'Don't leave anything out – play all of it.'"

Holland has played with some of the greatest names in jazz, and has participated in several classic recording sessions.

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Conference of the Birds
 
Conference of the Birds is a studio album by the Dave Holland Quartet, recorded in 1972 and released in 1973.
The Art of Conversation
 
The Art of Conversation is a studio album by English jazz bassist Dave Holland and American jazz pianist Kenny Barron.
Prism
 
Prism is a studio album by English jazz bassist Dave Holland.
Aziza
 
Aziza is a studio album by English jazz bassist Dave Holland together with saxophonist Chris Potter, guitarist Lionel Loueke, and drummer Eric Harland.

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Popular Albums29

Album Appearances & References105

Popular Live Albums2

Live Album Appearances & References9

Popular Songs1

Song Appearances & References2

Musical Groups2

Collaborators & Influencers31

Other Music-Related Relationships39

Awards & Nominations2

Events1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles37

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On28

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts19

News Articles15

GLENN HUGHES Says Former JUDAS PRIEST And TRAPEZE Drummer DAVE HOLLAND Was 'A Great Guy'
  –  February 4, 2018
Glenn Hughes has mourned the loss of Dave Holland, calling his former TRAPEZE bandmate "an ... while Holland ended up hooking up with JUDAS PRIEST in 1979 and staying in the band for a decade. During a recent interview with the "Music Mania" podcast ...
Judas Priest issue Dave Holland death statement
  –  January 29, 2018
Judas Priest have released a statement on the death of their former drummer Dave Holland. The band say (via Blabbermouth): “It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland. “Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with ...
Dave Holland, former Judas Priest drummer, has died at 69
  –  January 27, 2018
He was 69 years old. “It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland,” Judas Priest said in a statement. “Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful in the band’s ...
Exciled former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland, 69, dies in Spain
  –  January 26, 2018
Judas Priest said in a statement, “It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland. “Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful in the band's career and Dave was an ...
Dave Holland, former Judas Priest drummer, dead at 69
  –  January 26, 2018
Dave Holland, ex-drummer of British heavy metal band Judas Priest, has died at age 69. Holland died on Jan. 16 in A Fonsagrada, Spain, Spanish newspaper El Progreso first reported. The paper did not report the cause of Holland's death. The drummer had been ...
Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland dies aged 69 in Spain after being exiled for attempting to rape a 17-year-old boy
  –  January 26, 2018
The cause of death has not been released. 'It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland,' Judas Priest said in a statement. 'Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful ...
Judas Priest Issues Statement Regarding Drummer Dave Holland's Death
  –  January 26, 2018
"It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland. Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful in the band's career and for that alone he shall be missed." As reported ...
Dave Holland, Former Judas Priest Drummer, Dies at 69
  –  January 25, 2018
Judas Priest released a statement about Holland's passing, saying, "It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland." "Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful in the ...
Former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland dies aged 69
  –  January 25, 2018
A statement issued by the band said: “It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland.” They added: “Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and successful in the band’s career ...
Dave Holland (Judas Priest, Trapeze) has died
  –  January 25, 2018
Holland was released in 2012. Judas Priest gave a statement on Holland’s death that reads: “It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland. Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive ...
Judas Priest Tribute Late Former Drummer Dave Holland
  –  January 24, 2018
Judas Priest have shared a tribute to their late former drummer Dave Holland, who died last Tuesday (January 16th) at the age of 69 at University Hospital Lucus Augusti de Lugo in Spain. A cause of death has not yet been revealed. The band said of the ...
Former Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland Dies at 69
  –  January 24, 2018
Former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland has died at age 69. The band issued a statement on the passing of Holland, who performed with the legendary British metal group from 1979-1989 and had been reportedly teaching drums in Spain since taking leave of ...
Judas Priest Mourn Death of Classic Drummer Dave Holland
  –  January 23, 2018
Past and present members of Judas Priest are mourning the loss of their former drummer Dave Holland. Though the percussionist’s image was tarnished 15 years after leaving the band due to a 2004 conviction for attempted rape and multiple indecent ...
Judas Priest Issue Statement Regarding Death of Former Drummer Dave Holland
  –  January 23, 2018
"It is with regret that we hear of the passing of Dave Holland," the group wrote in a statement to Blabbermouth after hearing of Holland's death. "Despite his actions since working with the band, his time with us was amongst the most productive and ...
R.I.P. Dave Holland of Judas Priest 1948-2018
  –  January 23, 2018
Drummer Dave Holland, who played with Judas Priest from 1979 to 1989 ... By 14, he was playing with a local band, initially being fascinated by jazz music, but eventually moving more in the direction of rock and funk. Moving to Rugby, Holland, he joined ...

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