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Last Week of September 2018 – And Things are Heating Up!

Last Week of September 2018 – And Things are Heating Up!

This is going to be my favorite semester at Berklee College of Music. It’s not just because I’m getting into singing and songwriting, but because I have a lot more time to collaborate with other artists, while expanding my abilities into other genres. I’m able to graduate a year early because of all the credits I’m accumulated through testing out, dual enrollment credits I earned...

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Art & Life With Max Holm in the Boston Voyager

Art & Life With Max Holm in the Boston Voyager

Thanks to the Boston Voyager Magazine’s “Boston’s Most Inspiring Stories” editor for the post about me. You can read it at http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/art-life-max-holm/


Fenway Park TEDx Beacon Street Performance

Fenway Park TEDx Beacon Street Performance

Here’s a pic with my trio after our performance at the TEDx Beacon Street Salon at Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox, yesterday on August 27, 2018. Joining me were Kristalis Sotomayor from Puerto Rico on flute and Volt Witchuporn Jingjit from Thailand on violin. We played some original compositions by me and Volt, as well as a few covers of jazz...

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I’m a TED Speaker!

I’m a TED Speaker!

On August 16, I gave a TED talk at the Trip Advisor global headquarters in Massachusetts. There was an audience of about 800 people, although the main audience for a TED talk is the hundreds of thousands or even millions of people who love to watch TED talks. This particular talk was part of the regional TEDx Beacon Street New England organization. My talk was...

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I’ll be giving a TED Talk!

I’ll be giving a TED Talk!

I’ve been asked to do a TED Talk on August 16, 2018 at the TripAdvisor HQ. The talk will be about how a near-death experience turned me into an award-winning jazz musician. Thanks to TEDXBeaconStreet for the opportunity. TEDXBeaconStreet is a regional New England TED that has gotten the most talks on the “big” TED.com. Our talks get millions of views.


TEDXBeaconStreet Performance at EY Kendall Square

TEDXBeaconStreet Performance at EY Kendall Square

I had the honor of performing for the TEDXBeaconStreet audience before and in between speakers at the beautiful offices of EY (fka Ernst & Young), the accounting firm. It’s always inspiring to me to listen to TED speakers. I may have some exciting news to share soon about a possible TED talk of my own.  


Downbeat Award Winner!

Downbeat Award Winner!

Proud to announce that I won a 39th Annual Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award for LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE – HONORS ENSEMBLE WINNER, as part of the work I did with the Crescent Super Band last year.



For Immediate Release: Max Holm to Perform at 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

Top, award-winning, young jazz pianist honored to be performing at the festival along with Wynton Marsalis, Chick Correa, Terence Blanchard and many other superstar musicians. September 16, 2015, Stockton, CA — Max Holm, 2015-2016 Brubeck Institute Fellowship winner, will be performing at the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 18 to 20. Holm, who’s performed for audiences as large as 60,000 persons as recently as...

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