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Major Holley

b, *1924 US
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Major Quincy Holley Jr.

American jazz bassist. b. July 10, 1924 (Detroit, Michigan, USA) d. October 25, 1990 (Maplewood, New Jersey, USA)

     
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Vocals
  • Tuba
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Talk Of The Town on Buddy Tate: The Texas Twister by Various Artists
Close Your Eyes on Stewart, Slam / Major Holley: Shut Yo' Mouth! Featuring Dick Hyman and Oliver Jackson by Slam Stewart
Meet the Flinstones on Terry, Clark: Having Fun by Clark Terry
Mumbles on Terry, Clark: Having Fun by Clark Terry
Annie: Annie: Tomorrow on Stewart, Slam / Major Holley: Shut Yo' Mouth! Featuring Dick Hyman and Oliver Jackson by Slam Stewart
Angel Eyes on Mule [Paris, France 1974] by Major Holley
Undecided on Stewart, Slam / Major Holley: Shut Yo' Mouth! Featuring Dick Hyman and Oliver Jackson by Slam Stewart
Misty on Stewart, Slam / Major Holley: Shut Yo' Mouth! Featuring Dick Hyman and Oliver Jackson by Slam Stewart
Recado Bossa Nova on Mule [Paris, France 1974] by Major Holley
Don't Blame Me on Terry, Clark: Having Fun by Clark Terry

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Excuse Me LudwigMajor Holley2007Album
Block Chords ParadeMilt Buckner, Major Holley, Jo Jones2002Album
Major StepMajor Holley, Joe Van Enkhuizen Quartet1992Album
Shut Yo' Mouth!Slam Stewart & Major Holley1987Album
MuleMajor Holley Featuring Gerald Wiggins1987Album
CrosscurrentsHilton Ruiz With, Major Holley, Ed Blackwell, Ray Barretto, Steve Berrios1985Album
Highlights In Jazz Anniversary Concert Produced By Jack KleinsingerPhil Bodner, Doc Cheatham, Major Holley, Butch Miles, Ray Mosca, Marty Napoleon, Loren Schoenberg, Carrie Smith, Glenn Zottola1985Album
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 62Jonah Jones / André Persiany / J.C. Heard / Major Holley1981Compil.
Jivin' With The Refugees From Hastings StreetEddie Locke, Tommy Flanagan, Major Holley, Oliver Jackson, Dan Morgenstern1977Album
Two Big MiceSlam Stewart - Major Holley1977Album
The Good Neighbors JazzMajor Holley, Casé, Jimmy Campbell, Moacyr Peixoto1958Album
Directly From The Half NotePhil Woods, Jimmy Rushing, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Dave Frishberg, Major Holley, Mel Lewis, Tommy Potter, Mousey AlexanderAlbum
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