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Milt Holland

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Born: 1917 | Died: November 4, 2005    Primary Instrument: Percussion

Milt Holland

Considered to be one of the world's greatest drummers and percussionists, Milton Holland raised in Chicago where he began his professional music career in 1929 playing primarily Jazz drums as well as all percussion. Milt was also a staff musician at CBS from 1941 to 1946. After being on the road with Raymond Scott he moved to Los Angeles in 1946 where began an illustrious studio career that spanned more than half a century.

During the early years in Los Angeles, Milton was very influential in the desegregation of L.A.'s Professional Musicians, Local 47, a fact that had always made him very proud....
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