Tag: jazz

James Beard Foundations Taste America: Boston

James Beard Foundations Taste America: Boston

I’ll be performing at the James Beard Foundations Taste America National Culinary Tour in Boston tonight, November 2, 2018 at The State Room. The event features many dishes from top Boston area chefs: The band includes Sam Smith and Nick Groat. But most importantly I’ll get to eat some delicious food from top Boston chefs! Dinner Menu Created by VISITING ALL-STAR James Beard Award Winner Renee Erickson...

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Live on Park City TV Weds, Aug 13! Watch me play live and be interviewed Wednesday, August 13 from 6 pm to 7 pm mountain time on Park City TV. Sax/flute player Derrick Dymalski will be with me.  http://parkcity.tv/livestream

Intro to “Body and Soul” I worked on for the Music for All Festival in Indianapolis, where I played with Jazz Band of America (JBOA). I’ll share the final performance here when I get the DVD. It’s improvised, so I never know what it’s going to sound like in the end. Video by Caleb Chapman, band director of JBOA 2014 and Crescent Super Band. (Written...

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Smiles with Benny Golson

Two Stockholmers in Florida! Pianists Per Danielsson and Max Holm. Getting ready for the 7th Annual UCF Orlando Jazz Festival tonight. Max opening for Benny Golson with the UCF Jazztet.

Random Jazz Band of America photos. It’s been an amazing experience!

Studying Brazilian jazz with internationally-known, award-winning pianist/arranger/composer Antonio Adolfo.

Playing with the Latin Jazz ensemble at the Stanford Jazz Workshop. What an amazing camp and an amazing experience being there meeting so many great musicians and mentors such as Taylor Eigsti, Chris Potter, Chucho Valdes, Julian Lage, Harold Mabern, Eric Harland and Christian McBride. I really wish it hadn’t ended so soon! 

In Chicago with Wynton Marsalis at The Midwest Clinic. What an amazing experience – he winked at me on stage, when he put his trumpet on my piano.

Lush Life by Billy Strayhorn. 

Oscar Peterson and his trio. Kinda sounds like Bach was there with him in the beginning. Maybe that’s just me.. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

“To me, music has 3 things: Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm. If it lacks any one of those 3 things, it’s not music anymore.” – Hank Jones (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Meet Herbie Hancock and Friedrich Gulda  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Awesome interview and awesome guy. 

TV commercial I composed, played and recorded. it’s playing on a couple of TV stations in Florida and internationally in the Caribbean. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Here I am with Ira Sullivan at a MOCA Friday Night Jazz performance. Ira suggested I make a blues album and title it “Blues from Holm.” I may just do that.