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John Hollenbeck

dr, perc, *1968 US, Binghamton, New York
Musician / Composer of Jazz

John Hollenbeck is a jazz drummer and composer from Binghamton, NY, USA. He also has interests in classical music, and other musical forms. He is linked to free jazz and avant garde forms of jazz.He is best known for The Claudia Quintet and his work with trombonist Bob Brookmeyer. After receiving degrees in percussion (B.M.) and jazz composition (M.M.) from the Eastman School of Music, Mr. Hollenbeck moved to New York City in the early 1990s. He has worked with many of the world's leading musicians in jazz (Bob Brookmeyer, Fred Hersch, Tony Malaby, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, Kenny Wheeler), world music (Pablo Ziegler), and new music (Meredith Monk). In the fall of 2005, John Hollenbeck accepted a professorship in Jazz Drums and Improvisation at the Jazz Institute Berlin (Germany) wher

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
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Core Chant on Mercy by Meredith Monk
Running Up That Hill on My Choice by Theo Bleckmann
Urban March (Light) on Mercy by Meredith Monk
Liquid Air on Mercy by Meredith Monk
Take My Life on Elegy by Various Artists
Masks on Mercy by Meredith Monk
Meinetwegen on John Hollenbeck: The Claudia Quintet by John Hollenbeck
Braid 1 And Leaping Song on Mercy by Meredith Monk
Wichita Lineman on Songs I Like a Lot / Song We Like a Lot by John Hollenbeck
The Dawn Wall on The Dawn Wall by Dan Cavanagh, James Miley & John Hollenbeck

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
LingerBenoît Delbecq, Jorrit Dijkstra, John Hollenbeck2018Album
Songs We Like A LotJohn Hollenbeck - Theo Bleckmann, Kate McGarry, Uri Caine And The Frankfurt Radio Big Band2015Album
UnitySamo Šalamon Bassless Trio Feat. Julian Argüelles & John Hollenbeck2015Album
AJMiLIVE #10John Hollenbeck, Alban Darche, Sébastien Boisseau, Samuel Blaser, JASS2015Album
JASSJohn Hollenbeck, Alban Darche, Sébastien Boisseau, Samuel Blaser2014Album
VisionsDamjan Krajačić / Matija Dedić / Martin Gjakonovski / John Hollenbeck2014Album
Songs I Like A LotJohn Hollenbeck2013Album
Rainbow Jimmies (The Music of John Hollenbeck)John Hollenbeck2008Album
SequenceJorrit Dijkstra + John Hollenbeck2006Album
Joys & DesiresJohn Hollenbeck / Jazz Bigband Graz featuring Theo Bleckmann2005Album
Quartet LucyJohn Hollenbeck2002Album
John Hollenbeck / Claudia Quintet, TheJohn Hollenbeck / The Claudia Quintet2001Album
No ImagesJohn Hollenbeck2001Album
Hand To MouthDan Willis Featuring Larry Goldings With Ben Monder, Pete McCann, Drew Gress, John Hollenbeck2001Album
Static StillTheo Bleckmann, John Hollenbeck2000Album
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