Musical Resume


Max Holm
Keyboardist, Composer, Arranger & Session Musician

Musical Resume

MaxHolm.com
SoundCloud.com
YouTube.com
Holm.Max@Gmail.com
(801) 436-7460

Awards

Best Jazz Album 2016 from Nashville Independent Music Awards, “Inside of the Outside” with Jeff Coffin, Branford Marsalis, Victor Wooten, et al, with The Crescent Super Band. Featured on 8 of the 10 tracks (released 12/04/15 on Ear Up Records)

Berklee College of Music Presidential Scholarship, Fall 2016-Fall 2020

39th Annual Downbeat Student Music Awards, Honors Ensemble Winner for Large Jazz Ensemble, with the Crescent Super Band, April 2016

Brubeck Institute Fellow, 2015-2016, Member of Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet

Best in State – Utah, 2015 for The Crescent Super Band, in the Professional Band category, competing against adults. All Crescent Super Band musicians are 15 to 18 years old.

Jazz Education Network 2015 Lou Fischer Co-Founder Scholarship $1,000 (only high school student in the country to receive this prestigious award)

Utah All-State Jazz Band, 2015

Outstanding Piano Solo Award 2014 from Wynton Marsalis, Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition, Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC

Winner of the national piano competition to perform with the UCF Orlando Jazztet opening for Benny Golson, 2014

Winner of the national piano competition to perform with the Jazz Band of America, 2014

Winner of the state-wide piano competition to perform with Florida All-State Jazz Band, 2014

Winner of the competition to open the 1st Annual Miami Beach Jazz Festival at the Fillmore. Opened for Mads Tolling and Michelle Coltrane.

Finalist in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition, defending 2 year title as the #1 high school jazz band in the country (with Dillard Jazz Ensemble), 2013

Winner piano competition to perform with Broward All County Honor Jazz Band, 2013

 

Special Mention

Original Composition, arrangement & performance, The Cantlebary Song

Original Composition, arrangement & performance, The Coming, performed by the Brubeck Jazz Quintet

Original Composition, arrangement, solo performance and engineering of theme music for online show, Breaking Into Reality

Composed, performed solo, recorded & engineered a TV commercial for The Chapman Partnership, 2012 

Wynton Marsalis’ hand-picked “rehearsal showcase band” at The Midwest Clinic, Chicago, 2012 (with Dillard Jazz Ensemble)

More recordings at SoundCloud.com


List of Recent Performance Experience

Charles River Bistro, Boston, MA, 2017

Kama Lounge, Quincy, MA, 2017

“Into the Woods” musical theatrical production, orchestra, Lexington, MA, 2017

Staples Inc HQ, corporate event, classic rock, Framingham, MA, 2017

Greater Vision Tabernacle Church, Gospel keyboardist, Randolph, MA, 2017

Lenny Stallworth Funk & Soul Ensemble, Boston, MA 2017

54th Annual Reno Jazz Festival, Reno, NV, April 2016 (with U of Pacific Big Band. Snarky Puppy headlining)

Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC, House Band 3/31-4/4 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

Northcoast Brewing Company, Mendocino, CA, April 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

With Dave O’Higgins at Take 5 Jazz Club, April 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

With Jim Snidero at Take 5 Jazz Club, March 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

With Ed Simon at Take 5 Jazz Club March 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

With Ed Simon at Spanos Concert Hall, March 2016 (with Pacific Jazz Ensemble)

With the Patrick Langham Quintet at Take 5 Jazz Club, February 2016

With vibraphonist Stefon Harris at Take 5 Jazz Club, February 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

Cross-Genre Poetry, Art & Jazz Concert at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, January 2016 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

Delta Jazz Festival performance with Grammy-nominated saxophonist Donny McAslin, San Joaquin Delta College, December 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Brookside Golf & Country Club, November 2015

Regions Rising Conference, Sacramento Convention Center, November 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley, CA, November 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, Tracy, CA, November 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet)

Brubeck Jazz Festival, Stockton, CA, October 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet. Debuted original composition, THE COMING (video), studio recording on SoundCloud here)

Haggin Museum, 3rd Thursday Concert Series, Stockton, CA, October 2015 (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet)

Presidents Retreat and 60th Anniversary, the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) at Westin Sacramento Riverfront Hotel for California State Legislators and university presidents, Sacramento, CA, October 2015

With trumpeter Marvin Stamm and pianist Bill Mays at Take 5 Jazz Club (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet), Stockton, CA, October 2015

58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival (with Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet), September 2015

4th of July opening and closing with the Crescent Super Band. Headliner was the legendary band JOURNEY. 60,000+ audience, plus televised to over 1 million military personnnel. Stadium of Fire, Provo, UT, July 2015

Blues Alley, Washington DC, with Crescent Super Band, June 2015

Session Musician/Pianist on Jeff Coffin’s (of the Dave Matthews Band) album “Inside of the Outside” with guest artists GRAMMY-winners Victor Wooten, Branford Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Rashawn Ross (Dave Matthews Band), Robertico Garcia (Buena Vista Social Club), ‘El Peje’ Juan Carlos Rojas (Chucho Valdes), and more! (Awarded NIMA Best Jazz Album 2016) All proceeds from the album support young Cuban musicians at the National School of the Arts in Havana. June 2015

Mitt Romney v Evander Holyfield Boxing Event, musical entertainment for charity boxing match, Salt Lake City, May 2015 (with Crescent Super Band)

NBA Halftime Show Utah Jazz v Washington Wizards at USANA Energy Solutions Arena, March 2015 (with Crescent Super Band)

Solo performance & interview on Park City TV’s Mountain Views with Terry Burden, Park City, UT, March 2015

Performed with Latin Grammy winner Poncho Sanchez and La Onda Caribena at Jazz Education Network Conference 2015, San Diego, CA

Solo performance & interview on Park City TV’s Mountain Views with Terry Burden, Park City, UT, December 2014

Performed with Jon Batiste & Stay Human at St Regis Deer Valley Resort 5 Year Anniversary VIP Party, Deer Valley, UT, December 2014 (Late Show with Stephen Colbert House Band)

TV appearance, NBC station, KSL 5 (with Crescent Super Band), Salt Lake City, UT, December 2014

FM 100.3 Radio live broadcast from South Towne Center Mall (with Crescent Super Band), Salt Lake City, UT, December 2014

Solo performance & interview on Park City TV’s Mountain Views with Terry Burden, Park City, UT, November 2014

Utah State Fair, performed with Grammy winner Kirk Whalum (with Crescent Super Band), Salt Lake City, UT, September 2014

USANA 2014 Awards, Energy Solutions Arena, Salt Lake City (with Crescent Super Band), August 2014

Davis Arts Council Summer Concert Series 2014 (with Crescent Super Band), Layton, UT, August 2014

Park City TV, Mountain Views” live performance & interview, August 2014

KPCW Radio, live on air interview & performance, August 2014

Jazz on the Canyon Rim, Twin Falls Center for the Arts, Twin Falls, Idaho, July 2014 (with Crescent Super Band)

Music With the Mayor Concert Series, with Crescent Super Band, Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2014

University of Southern California, Association for Popular Music Education (APME) Conference, with Voodoo Jazz Orchestra, June 2014

Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center, NY. 3rd place Dillard Center for the Arts (Top US High School Jazz Band), May 2014

7th Annual UCF Orlando Jazz Festival, opening for NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson, with the UCF All Star High School Jazztet, March 2014

Jazz Band of America, Music for All National Festival, Indianapolis, March 2014

1st Annual Miami Beach Jazz Festival, at The Fillmore, opened for Michelle Coltrane, with The Max Holm Quartet, November 2013

Van Dyke Cafe, Miami Beach, November 2013

Coral Gables Music Club’s Parade of American Music, Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, November 2013

City of Fort Lauderdale Jazz Brunch, December 2013

Greater Fort Lauderdale Conventions & Visitors Bureau, Sunsational Service Courtesy Awards, November 2013

National Association of Health Service Executives Annual Conference, November 2013

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Tour, Miami Jewish Health Systems, October 2013

James L. Knight Center, Hyatt Regency, Miami, October 2013

Cannonball Birthday Concert Presented by Old Dillard Museum, Ft Lauderdale, September 2013

Stanford Jazz Festival, Palo Alto, CA August 2/4, 2013

Jazz at Port Townsend, Washington. 40th Anniversary Jazz Festival, July 26/27, 2013

East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, June 21, 2013

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition, 2013

Live WDNA Jazz Radio 88.9 FM broadcast with the Dillard Jazz Ensemble, 2013

City of Hollywood Jazz in the Park, ArtsPark at Young Circle, 2013

Coral Gables Music Club at Coral Gables Art Museum, 2013

Broward Education Foundation Fundraiser at Broward Convention Center, 2013

Melton Mustafa’s Blue Monday Community Jazz Band, 2013

Jazz in the Gables, Coral Gables Community Jazz Program All-Star Jazz Ensemble, 2013

Overtown Holiday Spectacular at St Agnes Episcopal Church, Coral Gables Community Jazz Program All-Star Jazz Ensemble, 2012

Live WDNA Jazz Radio 88.9 FM broadcast with the Community Arts Program (CAP) ALL-STAR Jazz Ensemble, 2012

Litchfield Jazz Festival, 2012

Gold Coast Jazz Society’s Jazz Jams 2011-2013

WDNA Jazz Radio’s Jazz Encounters 2011-2013

 

Teachers

Kenny Werner, Improvisation, Berklee College of Music, 2017, Boston, MA

Darren Barrett, Jazz Piano, Berklee College of Music, 2017, Boston, MA

Laszlo Gardony, Berklee College of Music, 2017, Boston, MA (Private Teacher)

JoAnne Brackeen (Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers), Berklee College of Music, 2016, Boston, MA (Private Teacher)

Alain Mallet, Mixed World Ensemble, Berklee College of Music, 2016, Boston, MA

Kenny Werner, Master Classes & Fora, Berklee College of Music, 2016, Boston, MA

John Raymond, Brubeck Institute, 2016, Stockton, CA

Willem von Hombracht, Brubeck Institute, 2016, Stockton, CA

Jacam Manricks, Brubeck Institute, 2015, Stockton, CA (Master Class)

Stefon Harris, Harmonic Theory, Brubeck Institute, 2015-16, Stockton, CA

Ed Simon, Brubeck Institute, 2015, Stockton, CA

Simon Rowe, Jazz Piano, Brubeck Institute, 2015-2016, Stockton, CA

Patrick Langham, Jazz Piano, Brubeck Institute, 2015-2016, Stockton, CA

Michael League & Snarky Puppy, Master Class, Musicians Institute, 2015, Los Angeles

John Beasely, Piano, Jazz Education Network Conference, 2015, San Diego, CA

Ignaco Berroa, Afro-Cuban, Jazz Education Network Conference, 2015, San Diego CA

Michael Mossman, Arranging for Latin Big Bands, Jazz Education Network Conference, 2015, San Diego, CA

Alec Dankworth, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Simon Rowe, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Zach Brown, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Steve Cardenas, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Nick Fryer. Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Joe Gilman, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Russell Gloyd, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Brian Kendrick, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Patrick Langham, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Ricki Malet, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Bob Morgan, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Simon Rowe, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Marvin Stamm, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Colin Stranahan, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Jiggs Whigham, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Malachi Whitson, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Steve Wilson, Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony 2014

Helen Song, New York Jazz Symposium at Snow College 2014

Reggie Thomas, New York Jazz Symposium at Snow College 2014

James Burton III, Juilliard, Advanced Jazz Composition Class (audited class)

Per Danielsson, University of Central Florida Orlando, 2014

Marty Morell, (Bill Evans Trio), Univ Central Florida Orlando, 2014

Shelly Berg, University of Miami (private teacher), 2014

Melton Mustafa, Sr., Blue Monday Community Jazz Band (band director), 2013

Taylor Eigsti, Stanford Jazz Workshop, (master class), 2013

Chris Potter, Stanford Jazz Workshop (master class), 2013

Chucho Valdes, Stanford Jazz Workshop (master class), 2013

Harold Mabern, Stanford Jazz Workshop (master class), 2013

Gerald Clayton, Centrum at Port Townsend, WA (master class), 2013

Matt Wilson, Centrum at Port Townsend, WA (combo teacher), 2013

Dan Strange, University of Miami Frost School of Music (jazz piano, private teacher) 2012-14

Giselle Brodsky, Miami International Piano Festival (classical piano, private teacher) 2012-2014

Antonio Adolfo, Pianist/Composer/Arranger (Brazilian music, private teacher), 2014

Brian Murphy, University of Miami Honors Jazz, Young Musicians Camp (+ private teacher), 2011-2014

Ira Sullivan, University of Miami Honors Jazz, Young Musicians Camp (master class, band director), 2012-2013

Onaje Allen Gumbs, Litfchfield Jazz (private teacher), 201`

Julian Shore, Litfchfield jazz (private teacher), 2011

Matt Wilson, Litfchfield Jazz (combo teacher), 2011

Dave Ballou, Litchfield Jazz (master class), 2011

Ron Carter, Jazz at Lincoln Center (master class, clinician), 2013-14

Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center (master class), 2013-2014

Wynton Marsalis, The Midwest Clinic, Chicago, 2012 (rehearsal band director)

Lou Donaldson (master class), 2013

Chris Crenshaw, Jazz at Lincoln Center (master class), 2014

Melton Mustafa, Jr. , Jazz (Broward All-County All Star Jazz Band Director), 2013

Christopher Dorsey, Jazz (Dillard Jazz Ensemble Band Director), 2013-14

Reginald Thomas, Jazz piano, Michigan State University (master class), 2013

Michael Dease, Jazz, Michigan State University (master class), 2013

Rodney Whitaker, Jazz, Michigan State University (master class), 2013

Randy Gillespie, Jazz, Michigan State University (master class), 2013