Legendary Jazz Bassist Conducts First Annual UM Residency this Fall

Dave Holland will teach and perform with students at live concert.

(January 11, 2011) — The University of Miami Frost School of Music will welcome legendary jazz bassist, composer and bandleader Dave Holland in Fall 2011 for his first annual weeklong artist residency, sponsored by the Department of Studio Music and Jazz.

The Dave Holland 2011 Residency at the Frost School of Music will include master classes and workshops with students focusing on improvisation, composition, and performance. The culmination of the residency will be a concert featuring the music of Dave Holland performed by two of top student jazz groups from the Frost School of Music.

Dave Holland received early critical acclaim when he began performing with Miles Davis in 1968, and has been featured on hundreds of landmark jazz recordings during his five decade career with such notable jazz artists as Anthony Braxton, Stan Getz, Cassandra Wilson, Jack DeJohnette, Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Betty Carter, Pat Metheny, Kenny Wheeler, Bill Frisell, Roy Haynes and Herbie Hancock.

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