The Gotham Jazz Orchestra
The Gotham Jazz Orchestra brings together a star-studded roster of New York City musicians. Featured soloists include saxophonists Jon Gordon, Jason Rigby, and Adam Kolker, trumpet players Marvin Stamm and Scott Wendholt, guitarists Steve Cardenas and Jesse Lewis, with Mike Holober on piano and Fender Rhodes electric piano. The group’s two previous recordings, “Thought Trains” (Sons of Sound 2005) and “Quake” (Sunnyside 2009), garnered 4 and 5-star reviews in the jazz press, establishing Mike’s reputation as one of leading jazz orchestra writers on the scene.
Latest Release: Hiding Out (ZOHO 2019)
“Hiding Out is an adventurous, risk-taking, thoroughly well-crafted production that showcases the virtuosity of jazz composer, band leader and pianist Mike Holober. Joining him on this 2 CD-set is his New York based Gotham Jazz Orchestra, in three brilliant, large-scaled, and original big band compositions, and his arrangement of a classic A.C. Jobim tune”