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Sound Ideas #95 - The Music of Bill Holman
Jazz is more than just blowing notes over the chord changes. Granted, this is often the approach in cutting sessions or live dates. Nevertheless, the jazz composition is a key part of modern jazz ranging whether it is a lead sheet jotted on a cocktail napkin or a fully orchestrated multi-movement musical performance. Today we will explore the music of Bill Holman, one whose playing on the tenor sax is impressive enough yet pales compared with his achievements as an arranger and composer, especially with respect to musical suites. So, sit back and enjoy some music from one of jazz's most compelling pens.
Artist Track Album
Bill Holman Theme & Variations #2 In a Jazz Orbit
Bill Holman
  • The Big Street:
  • - West Side
  • - Roseland
  • - Never Sleep
The Fabulous Bill Holman
The Australian Jazz Quintet +1  Jazz in D Minor:
- Part I: Medium
- Part II: Slow
- Part III: Medium
The Australian Jazz Quintet +1
Bill Holman & Mel Lewis Quintet The Beat Generation Jive for Five