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Molly Holm

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Molly Holm is an unconventional singer and composer who blends jazz, improvisation, and North Indian Raga, reflecting her studies with master vocalist Pandit Pran Nath. For more than eight years, Molly was a key member of Bobby McFerrin's original Voicestra, a group that toured internationally with numerous television appearances and recordings. She has also performed with minimalist composer Terry Riley (Khayal); tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain (Rapt, No Strings); choreographer June Watanabe (E.O. 9066); and the avant-garde George Coates Performance Works (Actual Sho). Molly has been strongly influenced by African-American Roots Music vocalist, Linda Tillery, through collaborations on multiple ensemble projects (Voicestra, SoVoSó, Vocal Front, Jukebox). More recently, her compositions for Marcus Gardleyʼs multi-racial plays, Love is A Dream House in Lorin and This World In a Woman's Hands, garnered outstanding reviews. Other credits include writing the lyrics to saxophonist George Brooks' composition, The Light Never Leaves Your Eyes, which Molly recorded on his CD, Night Spinner....
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    Permission

    Self Produced
    2013
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Permission

Self Produced (2013)

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Primary InstrumentVocalist

LocationBerkeley, CA

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/Background*BA in Music from Mills College, specializing in Jazz Voice; *MA in Composition from Mills College (teachers: Terry Riley, Pandit Pran Nath, Lou Harrison, W.A. Mathieu); *35 years private teaching experience in the SF Bay Area; *Mills College, Adjunct faculty, Music Department,14 years: Private Instruction in voice and Director of Flux, Vocal Jazz Improvisation Ensemble;

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