Points of View (Dave Holland Quintet album). Points of View is an album by jazz bassist Dave Holland's Quintet released on the ECM label in 1998. Geoffrey Himes of The Washington Post wrote "In the ongoing tradition of Charles Mingus, two of the most creative bandleaders in jazz today are bassist-composers, Charlie Haden and Dave Holland.
Composed By – Dave Holland (tracks: 1, 2, 4 to 7). Design – Barbara Wojirsch. Drums – Steve Ellington. This album is respectfully dedicated to the memory and music of Charles Mingus. Digital Recording October 1983, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg. An ECM Production ℗ 1984 ECM Records GmbH.
In the mid-1980s, bassist Dave Holland led his finest group, a quintet with up-and-coming altoist Steve Coleman, trombonist Julian Priester, trumpeter Kenny Wheeler and (on this date) drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith. The all-star musicians pack plenty of music and concise solos into each performance (nine originals), and the unique group carved out its own niche, not quite free but certainly unpredictable.
Studio album by Dave Holland Quintet. September 25 & 26, 1997.
Dave Holland (born 1 October 1946) is an English jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader who has been performing and recording for five decades. He has lived in the United States for over 40 years. His work ranges from pieces for solo performance to big band. Holland runs his own independent record label, Dare2, which he launched in 2005. He has explained his musical philosophy by quoting fellow jazz artist Sam Rivers: "Sam said, 'Don't leave anything out – play all of i. ". April 4, 1998 Geoffrey Himes of The Washington Post wrote "In the ongoing tradition of Charles Mingus, two of the most creative bandleaders in jazz today are bassist-composers, Charlie Haden and Dave Holland. Bassists - who solo at their own peril - understand better than anyone that in jazz the ensemble interaction is more important than the individual showcases.
This album has an average beat per minute of 109 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 98/137 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Points of View. Album starts at 100BPM, ends at 106BPM (+6), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Dave Holland Quintet.
Bassist Dave Holland is one of the most prominent figures on the jazz scene today, leading a quintet many consider the best in the business, and more recently organizing a big band whose music is quite unlike any big band in the history of jazz. Those who really dig the music of the big band will be especially interested in this particular album, for it contains the original versions of two (actually two and a half) of the tunes on the big band's first recording, "What Goes Around.