“Drummer Holz, has surrounded himself with the crème de la crème of smooth jazz nobility including appearances by Larry Coryell, Mike Stern, Randy Brecker and Steve Weingart.”- Dee Dee McNeil / Jazz Journalist.
“Here is a contemporary, smooth-jazz CD that incorporates rhythm and blues, rock and pop in a pleasant, easy listening way.”- Dee Dee McNeil / Jazz Journalist.
“Holz captures a strong groove with sticks flashing and time locked down, cement hard.” Dee Dee McNeil / Jazz Journalist.
“This is fusion played as it was meant to be played…… . Fusaholics, you know who you are and this is what you’ve been waiting for. Smoking hot stuff throughout.” - Chris Spector/ Jazz Critic.
“By blending the extraordinary musicianship of his band and special guests with infectious melodies and grooves, A Vision Forward brings the creative energy of Bob Holz front and center.” Bruce Pilato/ Music Journalist.
“Both Bob Holz and this album are sure to make a lasting mark in the world of popular contemporary jazz.” Bruce Pilato/ Music Journalist.
" Bob Holz is a musical visionary. He fits the mold of a wonderfully different drummer".
" Bob’s polyrhythmic style makes him one of the funkiest drummers on the international jazz scene."
" Bob's new album, Visions and Friends is a masterpiece!"
Announcing the forthcoming release of "Visions and Friends" by Bob Holz. Album is due out late 2016 and features Larry Coryell, Randy Brecker, Ralphe Armstrong and Alex Machacek on MVD Audio. www.bobholzband.com
The second half of 2016 marks a pivotal transition period for drummer/composer Bob Holz. His first international release, A Vision Forward reached #78 on Jazz Week's national airplay charts. The album has also been mentioned in the December issue of Modern Drummer Magazine. Holz also gave a feature interview for Huffington Post where he announced that MVD Audio will release his follow-up album,Visions and Friends on 2/10/17. That album will feature special guests Larry Coryell, Ralphe Armstrong and Alex Machacek. The end of 2016 and early 2017 will bring live performances of Bob Holz and A Vision Forward in New York and Los Angeles.