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Balancing Act Press Reviews

Voted “Best of 2015”  Mark Sullivan’s “Best Releases of 2015,” All About Jazz, December 11, 2015http://www.allaboutjazz.com/mark-sullivans-best-releases-of-2015-by-mark-sullivan.php?width=2560 Dan Bilawsky, “Dan Bilawsky’s Best Releases of 2015,” All About Jazz, December 10, 2015 http://www.allaboutjazz.com/dan-bilawskys-best-releases-of-2015-by-dan-bilawsky.php Richard B. Kamins, “2015, a Year of Struggle & … Continue reading

Jazz From Hell hr-Bigband plays Frank Zappa; Frankfurt Jazz Festival, arranged + conducted by Mike Holober 10.31.15

“We Are Not Alone” – hr-Bigband plays Frank Zappa (Mike Holober, arranger/conductor/pianist) “G-Spot Tornado” – hr-Bigband plays Frank Zappa (Mike Holober, arranger/conductor/pianist) “Oh No” – hr-Bigband plays Frank Zappa (Mike Holober, arranger/conductor/pianist) For the complete concert, visit: http://www.hr-online.de/website/specials/extended/index.jsp?rubrik=93552&startrubrik=57993

Balancing Act (Press Release)

Over the past decade-plus, pianist and composer Mike Holober has become one of the jazz world’s busiest and most renowned big band mainstays—as a composer, arranger and conductor. Now, he returns to a small group format and presents his first … Continue reading

Mike Holober: Balancing Act (Reviews)

“Conceptualizing and creating music is a delicate balancing act, leaving composers to strive for symmetry between head and heart, reasoning and intuition, and structure and freedom. Who better to understand that than Mike Holober?” Read more . . . . … Continue reading