Happy Birthday Dave Holland

October 01, 1946



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Bassist and composer Dave Holland was born on October 01, 1946 in Staffordshire, England.

Largely self-taught, Holland learned the double bass by playing along with jazz records and the radio.

He is best known for his work with Miles Davis, appearing on the trumpeters acclaimed fusion LPs In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew.

Holland is a widely accomplished bandleader, fronting small combos as well as big bands.

The Joe Henderson Trio consisting of Joe Henderson (tenor sax), Dave Holland (bass), and Al Foster (drums) perform in Munich, Germany on July 16, 1993.


Joe Henderson, tenor saxophone
Dave Holland, bass
Al Foster, drum


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