Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet



The Cantlebary Song

Original composition, THE CANTLEBARY SONG. Applied for US Copyright license, case #1-3309674321. Composed and arranged by Max Holm. Performed by Max Holm and the Brubeck Jazz Quartet 2015-16: Max Holm, piano; Tim Angulo, drums; Emmett Sher, guitar; Zane DeBord, bass. Free download at BandCamp.


Photo by Liz Haapanen

Fort Bragg Concert

Last night we played at the Northcoast Brewing Company in Fort Bragg, CA. It was a fun gig in a very beautiful location. I felt I was on vacation.


Performing with Dave O’Higgins Tonight

Performing with Dave O’Higgins Tonight

Have been working with British jazz saxophonist Dave O’Higgins for the last couple of days. Tonight we’re performing together at Take 5 Brewing Company in Stockton.


A Week in NYC

A Week in NYC

I’ve spent this past Spring Break week in NYC, going to late night jam sessions at Small’s Jazz Club in the Village, seeing some jazz greats at The Blue Note and jamming with friends I hadn’t seen in a while. I’m now back in Stockton with just 7 weeks to go in my Brubeck Fellowship year. I’ll be back in NYC this month to play...

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Performances with Edward Simon

Performances with Edward Simon

Wednesday evening, March 2,  I’ll be performing with Venezuelan pianist/composer Edward Simon at Spanos Concert Hall as part of the Pacific Jazz Ensemble. Thursday evening, March 3, I’ll be performing again with Venezuelan pianist/composer Edward Simon at Take 5 Jazz Club, this time with the BIJQ. Friday I’ll be meeting and helping to audition the finalists for next year’s Brubeck Fellowship recipients (along with the BIJQ...

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Performing with Stefon Harris Thursday

Performing with Stefon Harris Thursday

I’ll be performing with acclaimed vibraphonist-composer, multi-Grammy nominated Stefon Harris this Thursday, February 4 at the Take 5 Jazz Club in Stockton, along with the Brubeck Jazz Quartet. The NY Times called Stefon “one of the most important young artists in jazz.” Tickets available at the door.



New Studio Recording: THE COMING

Here’s a recent studio recording of my original composition, THE COMING 2015 Copyright #: 1-2916027901 Performed by the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet Max Holm – Piano Emmett Sher – Guitar Zane DeBord – Bass Timothy Angulo – Drums  




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