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Bassist Holland brings years of playing — and listening — to Jazz Fest

Jazz bandleader and bassist Dave Holland brings his group Prism to the Freihofer’s Jazz Festival on Sunday.
Jazz bandleader and bassist Dave Holland brings his group Prism to the Freihofer’s Jazz Festival on Sunday.
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"Any band I put together starts with the players and starts also with an idea,” said jazz bassist Dave Holland, who leads Prism on Sunday at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. His British midlands accent still audible after 40 years in the Hudson Valley, Holland learned this bandleader’s principle early, arriving in New York at 21 to play with Miles Davis. Holland played ukulele at 5, rock guitar at 10, electric ...


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