ARTIST ROSTER TOUR DATES NEWS HOME

When the Music and the Moment Come Together (the Dave Holland Profile)

< Back

Monday June 18, 2012

From The Ottawa Citizen

When the music and the moment come together (the Dave Holland profile)
By:Peter Hum

One day before Dave Holland was to perform at the Molde Jazz Festival in Norway last year, the unthinkable happened.

Last July 22, far-right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik massacred 77 of his fellow Norwegians by bomb and by bullets. The following night, Holland, the festival’s artist-in-residence, was to give the event’s closing concert.

The mass murder “hit everybody very hard,” the acclaimed bassist and bandleader remembers. “There was some talk about canceling.”

To read the full article click here