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Dave Holland

b, cb, *1946 GB, Wolverhampton
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. David Holland

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.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.'"

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Violoncello
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Country
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Another Land on Another Land by Dave Holland
Opening Day on Blue Maqams by Anouar Brahem
Blue Maqams on Blue Maqams by Anouar Brahem
Bahia on Blue Maqams by Anouar Brahem
Kashf on Thimar by Anouar Brahem, John Surman & Dave Holland
La nuit on Blue Maqams by Anouar Brahem
La passante on Blue Maqams by Anouar Brahem
Waiting on Gateway by John Abercrombie, Dave Holland & Jack DeJohnette
Talwin on Thimar by Anouar Brahem, John Surman & Dave Holland
Back-Woods Song on Gateway by John Abercrombie, Dave Holland & Jack DeJohnette

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Title Artist Year Type
Uncharted TerritoriesDave Holland, Evan Parker, Craig Taborn And Ches Smith2018Album
Live At The Academy Of Music - Philadelphia June 23rd 1990Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette2017Album
The Art Of ConversationKenny Barron, Dave Holland2014Album
PrismDave Holland2013Album
Reunion: Live In New YorkSam Rivers / Dave Holland / Barry Altschul2012Album
In TokyoHerbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade2010Album
HandsDave Holland, Pepe Habichuela2010Album
The Monterey Quartet: Live At The 2007 Monterey Jazz FestivalDave Holland / Gonzalo Rubalcaba / Chris Potter / Eric Harland2009Album
Herbie Hancock & The New Standard Allstars In JapanHerbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Don Alias2008Album
The Tales From The Hudson Band Live In TokyoMichael Brecker, Pat Metheny, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Joey Calderazzo2007Album
What Now?Kenny Wheeler / Chris Potter / John Taylor / Dave Holland2005Album
The Life Of A SongGeri Allen, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette2004Album
Selected RecordingsDave Holland2004Compil.
Live 1986Dave Holland2001Album
Bill Frisell With Dave Holland And Elvin JonesBill Frisell With Dave Holland And Elvin Jones2001Album
John Surman & Friends, The Dawn SessionsJohn Surman, John McLaughlin, Karl Berger, Stu Martin, Dave Holland1999Compil.
Nomad's NotebookAndy Middleton Featuring Ralph Towner And Dave Holland1999Album
Like MindsGary Burton • Chick Corea • Pat Metheny • Roy Haynes • Dave Holland1998Album
Al Hizam Al Dhahbi (From The Album "Thimar")Anouar Brahem / John Surman / Dave Holland1998Single
ThimarAnouar Brahem / John Surman / Dave Holland1998Album
ConferencesDave Holland1998Compil.
Past PresentKenny Wheeler / Lee Konitz / Dave Holland / Bill Frisell1997Album
Angel SongKenny Wheeler / Lee Konitz / Dave Holland / Bill Frisell1997Album
In The MomentGateway : John Abercrombie / Dave Holland / Jack DeJohnette1996Album
Ones AllDave Holland1996Album
World TrioMino Cinelu, Kevin Eubanks, Dave Holland1995Album
HomecomingGateway, John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette1995Album
ConversationsKarl Berger With James Blood Ulmer / Ray Anderson / Carlos Ward / Dave Holland / Mark Feldman / Ingrid Sertso1994Album
Love NotesBetty Carter, Geri Allen, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette1994Album
MontélimarMichel Petrucciani, Dave Holland, Anthony Williams With Graffiti String Quartet1994Single
Up & DownMilcho Leviev, Dave Holland1993Album
For Evans SakeGordon Beck, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Didier Lockwood1992Album
The Oracle / Live At Suntory HallMilcho Leviev + Dave Holland1992Album
Crystal FireKarl Berger, Dave Holland, Ed Blackwell1992Album
Jazz GiantsChick Corea - Dave Holland - Hubert Laws - Woody Shaw - Gato Barbieri - Don Cherry - Albert Ayler & John Handy Quintet1991Compil.
Phase SpaceSteve Coleman & Dave Holland1991Album
DeJohnette, Hancock, Holland, Metheny In ConcertJack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Pat Metheny1991Album
EncountersMark Isaacs, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes1990Album
Change Of Heart / Three Flights UpPat Metheny W/ Dave Holland & Roy Haynes1990Single
Question And AnswerPat Metheny, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes1990Album
The Ericle Of DolphiEvan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Dave Holland / Paul Lovens1989Album
InterfaceHank Jones, Dave Holland, Billy Higgins1989Album
In BetweenClaire Ritter Featuring: Ran Blake, Dave Holland1988Album
TransitKarl Berger / Ed Blackwell / Dave Holland1987Album
Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave HollandVassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland1985Album
Double, Double YouKenny Wheeler, Michael Brecker, John Taylor, Dave Holland1984Album
Life CycleDave Holland1983Album
Europa JazzChick Corea, Dave Holland, Hubert Laws, Woody Shaw1981Compil.
Emerald TearsDave Holland1978Album
Gateway 2John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette1978Album
Sam Rivers Con Schiano Altschul E HollandSam Rivers Con Mario Schiano, Barry Altschul E Dave Holland1977Single
Vol. 2Sam Rivers / Dave Holland1977Album
All Kinds Of TimeKarl Berger / Dave Holland1976Album
Dave Holland / Sam RiversDave Holland / Sam Rivers1976Album
Norman Blake / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / David Holland / Jethro BurnsNorman Blake / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / Dave Holland / Jethro Burns1975Album
GatewayJohn Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette1975Album
A.R.C.Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Barry Altschul1971Album
Music From Two BassesDave Holland / Barre Phillips1971Album
Where Fortune SmilesJohn McLaughlin, Dave Holland, John Surman, Stu Martin, Karl Berger1971Album
Improvisations For Cello And GuitarDave Holland / Derek Bailey1971Album
Tune InKarl Berger & Company With Ed Blackwell, Dave Holland, Carlos Ward1969Album
MP3 CollectionDave HollandAlbum
Muun Music Universe Vol. I - The Peace Church ConcertsMuun Music Universe Featuring: Ingrid Sertso / Karl Berger / Dave HollandAlbum
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