NEW YORK - May 13, 2024 - PRLog -- Jazz fusion drummer Bob Holz is releasing the album, Night Watch on MVD Audio on August 9th, 2024. Night Watch is Bob's seventh record for MVD Audio. Joining Holz are Brandon Fields (saxophone), Ralphe Armstrong (bass), Alex Machacek (guitar) and Billy Steinway (keyboards).
There are ten tracks which exemplify Holz's reputation as one of jazz fusions most coveted artists to come along in the last ten years. Night Watch is a fantastic musical journey through Holz's illustrious career, collaborating with the likes of John McLaughlin, Jean Luc Ponty,  Darryl Jones, Larry Coryell,  Randy Brecker, Stanley Clarke and Mike Stern. The album zeros in on Bob's accomplishments as a drummer and composer. Recorded at the famed venue Catalina Jazz in Hollywood on 9/8/23, Night Watch is filled with beautiful, musical moments featuring some incredible solo performances by Holz. Here we witness Bob in his natural idiom in a series of musical conversations with his band Bob Holz Fusion  Collaborative.  The chemistry between Holz and bass legend,  Ralphe Armstrong is uncanny. They lay a foundational groove that's undeniably honest and contemporary. The interplay between Brandon Fields and Austrian guitarist,  Alex Machacek is unearthly as exemplified on the Holz/Steinway composition,  Silverthorne. This is jazz fusion at its highest level with a wonderfully current stylistic approach.
Pianist Billy Steinway is featured prominently with some beautiful solo piano sketches. All in all, Night Watch is sure to turn heads in the jazz fusion world and further solidify Holz as one of the top drummers and composers on the scene today.
Bob Holz is signed to MVD Audio and endorses Paiste cymbals,  Canopus drums and Ahead drum sticks.

LOS ANGELES - Oct. 3, 2023 - PRLog -- Internationally famous drummer, composer, producer and MVD Audio recording artist Bob Holz released an album on September 8th, 2023 featuring Darryl Jones, bassist in the Rolling Stones, John McLaughlin, Jean Luc Ponty, Ralphe Armstrong, Randy Brecker and  American Idol contestant, vocalist Elliott Yamin. It was recorded in part at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, CA.

Bob Holz played to a packed house with his band, Bob Holz Fusion Collaborative on September 7th, 2023 at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA. His band features keyboardist Billy Steinway, guitarist Alex Machacek, bassist Ralphe Armstrong and saxophonist Brandon Fields. The show was recorded for a future live album. Additionally, the concert was shot in video for a series of music videos soon to be featured on YouTube.
Bob's new album, Holz-Stathis: Collaborative  is executive produced by Rob Stathis and engineered by Dennis Moody. It was released on MVD Audio and is available on all streaming platforms, vinyl LP and CD.

Holz will soon be recording and performing with former Spyro Gyra guitarist, Chet Catallo. They are planning to start writing new material for recording and performing with Detroit bassist,  Ralphe Armstrong in 2024.
Chet Catallo is one of the top guitarists in the United States and wrote many of the hits for Spyro Gyra. Ralphe Armstrong is a world famous bassist who was a member of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Jean Luc Ponty Band. Ralphe has played and recorded with the biggest names in the music industry and is considered one of the all time greatest,  American bassists.

Bob is also continuing full force to perform and record with his core band,  Bob Holz and A Vision Forward which features guitarist and vocalist, Mikal Serafim and bassist,  VynceWatson.  Originally from South Florida, Mikal is a virtuoso guitarist and has released his own album. Mikal has been playing with Bob for two years and there is a great chemistry between them on stage. Mikal's singing has been a highlight at the band's shows. Rounding out the band is bassist Vynce Watson. Originally from Campbell, Ohio, Vynce  has played all over the USA and has been amazing audiences with his grooves and solos. Bob Holz and A Vision Forward will continue to perform shows and record in 2024.

Holz recently endorsed Ahead Drumsticks and is a long time endorsee of Paiste cymbals and Canopus drums.

Bob has released six albums on MVD Audio. Holz got his break playing and recording with guitarist Larry Coryell from 2015-2017. He has gone on to perform and record with some of the biggest names in the music business including Elliot Yamin, Darryl Jones, Mike Stern, Jean Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin, Randy Brecker, Larry Coryell, Stanley Clarke, Alex Acuna, Airto Moreira, Ralphe Armstrong, Billy Steinway, Dean Brown, Brandon Fields and Chet Catallo.  Bob's  band, has performed  across the United States in  Los Angeles,Washington, DC, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, Rochester, Saratoga Springs and Syracuse. In 2023 they performed at the Syracuse Jazz Festival.