Bob Holz

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Bob Holz
Birth nameRobert Holz
Born (1958-02-03) 3 February 1958 (age 60)
GenresJazz, rock, fusion
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, bandleader
InstrumentsDrums, percussion
LabelsMVD Records
Associated actsRobert Holz Band
Larry Coryell Trio
Websitewww.bobholzband.com

Robert Holz (born 3 February 1958) is an American drummer and composer.

Biography[edit]

Holz started his jazz studies in Boston attending the Berklee College of Music. Thereafter he went on to study with Billy Cobham. Holz has played with a series of well known artists such as Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Robben Ford, Maria Muldaur, Les McCann, David "Fathead" Newman, Stanley Clarke, Cornell Dupree, and Dr. John to mention a few. He also used to play within Larry Coryell Trio. His 2017 release, the album A Vision Forward, featured Larry Coryell, Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Billy Steinway, Ada Rovatti, and Steve Weingart.[1]

The third album Coast To Coast Connection with Holz and Visions was released in 2018 and featured Stanley Clarke.[2]

Discography (in selection)[edit]

With Kentucky
  • 1982: On The Rise (DNS Records)
With Bob Holtz Band
  • 2013: Pushin (Ultimate)
  • 2014: Split Decision (Ultimate)
With Visions
  • 2016: A Vision Forvard (Holz / MVD Audio)
  • 2017: Visions And Friends (Holz / MVD Audio)
  • 2018: Coast To Coast Connection (Holz / MVD Audio), feat Stanley Clarke

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With Visions & Friends". PrNewswire.com. 2017-02-08. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  2. ^ Astarita, Glenn (2018-03-11). "Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With Visions & Friends". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2018-03-06.

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