Dave Holland

Born 1 October 1946.

British jazz bassist and composer

Dave Holland

Biography

Dave Holland (born October 1, 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.'"

Holland has played with some of the greatest names in jazz, and has participated in several classic recording sessions.

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Labels

  • Founded Dare2

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Selected Recordings

    Selected Recordings 2004

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    Bassist, composer and bandleader gets the chance to dip into his back catalogue for...
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