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

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


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


  1. ^ "Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With Visions & Friends". 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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