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Dave Holland

1946 -

Origin: United Kingdom

Main instrument: Bass/double bass/cello

Genre: Jazz

Originally from the United Kingdom, Dave Holland is one of the most influential bass players in the history of modern jazz. After making a name for himself in the 1960s as a sideman with Miles Davis, he formed the Gateway Trio with drummer Jack DeJohnette and guitarist John Abercrombie in the mid-1970s. Subsequently, the musician and composer put together various highly successful quartets and quintets. While known to occasionally play electric bass and cello, he expresses himself most eloquently on double bass. Often emulated, Holland's style is rarely equalled.



  • A. Brahem with D. Holland and J. Surman - 2011 Concert
  • Dave Holland Quintet - 2011 Concert
  • Dave Holland with Kenny Barron - 2011 Concert
  • 2000 Invitation Series

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