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Friday June 20, 2014

From The Morning Journal

Tri-C JazzFest preview: Bass great Dave Holland making music again with pal Kevin Eubanks
By Mark Meszoros

Last year, the jazz quartet Dave Holland & Prism put out the album “Prism.”

The rockin’, funky effort came 40 years after bassist Holland became a bandleader with the release of “”Conference of the Birds,” that coming after years of playing with and for talents including the late, great Miles Davis.

The album stems, Holland said in a recent phone interview from his home in upstate New York, from his desire to play with guitarist Kevin Eubanks, with whom he’d shared musical experiences years earlier.

“I loved playing with Kevin and always wanted to do something else,” Holland says. “He was very busy with something he was doing in LA — (“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”) — and he had very little time to do something outside of that.”

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