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Milt Holland

perc, dr, 1917-2005 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Milton Olshansky

Milton "Milt" Holland (born Milton Olshansky; February 7, 1917 – November 4, 2005) was an American drummer, percussionist, ethnic musicologist, and writer in the Los Angeles music scene. He pioneered the use of African, South American, and Indian percussion styles in jazz, pop and film music; traveling extensively in those regions to collect instruments and to learn the musical styles of playing them.

  • Percussion
  • Drums
  • Vibraphone
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock

Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Perfect Percussion: The 44 Instruments Of Roy Harte And Milt HollandRoy Harte & Milt Holland1961Album
Dixieland GreatsRay Sherman And Allan Reuss And Nick Fatool And Dick Cathcart And Eddie Miller And Red Callender And Matty Matlock And Milt Holland And Moe SchneiderCompil.
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