Bob Holz

Bob Holz and A Vision Forward

Bob Holz

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About

Paiste Artist Since
May 2017

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Bob Holz and A Vision Forward
Bob Holz Band

„I spent years searching for cymbals the matched my artistic vision and I found them with Paiste. Simply the best!“

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Biography

Bob Holz and A Vision Forward is a new jazz/fusion band consisting of drummer, composer Bob Holz, bassist Ralphe Armstrong and guitarist Chet Catallo. Bob has a new CD which was released February 10th,2017 on MVD Audio and is titled “Visions and Friends” which features Larry Coryell, Randy Brecker, Alex Machacek, Billy Steinway and Ralphe Armstrong. Bob Holz: Drummer, composer Bob Holz is a former member of the Larry Coryell Trio with whom he appeared at major venues such as Blues Alley in Washington, D.C. He began his career in Boston attending Berklee College of Music. He went on to study with Billy Cobham in New York City at the famous Drummers Collective. Bob has shared the stage with Larry Coryell, Robben Ford, Les McCann, David Fat Head Newman, Cornell Dupree, Maria Muldaur, Dr. John and George Clinton/ Parliament Funk. His new album entitled Visions and Friends features Larry Coryell, Randy Brecker, Ralphe Armstrong, Alex Machacek and Billy Steinway and was release on January 10, 2017 on MVD Records. Bob’s musical approach to drumming along with his compositions provide a perfect foundation for the musical explorations of fellow band members Catallo and Armstrong.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”

  • Sounds