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American Drummer Bob Holz Fall 2011 Tour Updates

Legendary drummer Bob Holz will be wrapping up his Fall 2011 tour which included a concert at Gelston Castle Estate’s’“Funktoberfest” which featured George Clinton Parliament-Funkadelic. Holz played with three time Grammy nominee Frank Stepanek

 
PRLog - Nov. 9, 2011 - Legendary drummer Bob Holz will be wrapping up his Fall 2011 tour which included a concert at Gelston Castle Estate’s’ First Annual “Funktoberfest” which featured George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic. Holz played with three time Grammy nominee Frank Stepanek Band : formerly of Black Uhuru.

11/9/11
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Contact: George Deveny  george@georgedeveny.com

(NY, NY) – Drummer Bob Holz has had a very active gigging schedule this Fall He appeared at Gelston Castle Estate and Lagunitas/Smutty Nose Breweries
Presentation of "Funktoberfest” on Sat., Oct. 8 featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic. Holz played with three time Grammy nominee Frank Stepanek Band formerly of Black Uhuru.

Additionally Holz saw the release of “The Illusionist” a concept piece featuring Australian vocal wiz Rachel Pedri.

On September 1st he performed at the Salmon River Music Fest in Pulaski, NY.
November and December will also be busy for Holz as he is scheduled to play at The Cornerstone in Red Creek ,NY on 11/12/11, Kelly’s in Syracuse, NY on 11/18,Woody’s in Mattydale,NY on 11/19, The Happy Valley Inn in Parish,NY on 11/23/11, The Sunset Grill in Sylvan Beach, NY on 11/26/11, The Beginnings II in East Syracuse, NY on 12/9/11 and The Limp Lizzard in Syracuse, NY on 12/10/11.

Bob Holz is widely considered to be one of America’s funkiest drummers with his poly rhythmic approach. He has shared the stage with Peter Tosh, The Outlaws, Mountain, Noel Redding, Robben Ford, Foghat, Molly Hatchet, Head East,Savoy Brown,Tonio K, Benny Mardones,Wolfman Jack, The Winters Brothers,Blackfoot, Shemika Copeland,Johnny Winter,Eddie Money,Maria Muldaur,Dr. John,The Grass Roots,Three Dog Night, Blue Oyster Cult,Elvin Bishop,Duke Robillard,Rnee Austin, Marcia Ball,Sue Foley,Ansun Funderburgh and the Rockets with Sam Meyers,Otis Rush,Eddie Shaw and the Wolf Gang,Pinetop Perkins,Little Charlie and the Night Cats,Commander Cody,Point Blank,Grinderswitch,Stillwater,Bobby Kimball of Toto,Orleans,Brian Howe of Bad Company,Dakota,George Clinton and Parliament Funk,Ed Hamell and many others. Besides attending Berklee College of Music, Bob also studied privately with Dave Weckl, Billy Cobham,Wilby Fletcher,Kim Plainfield,Keith Copeland,Gary Chafee,Joe Hunt,Ricky Sebastian,Michael Lauren,Zack Danziger,Terry Silverlight,Herb Flower,Dave Hanlon and Clayton Cameron. Upon leaving Berklee College of Music, Bob played throughout New England on the club scene. He then moved to New York City and began playing live and studio gigs. As a member of Slidewinder he shared the stage with Howlin Wolf's band who invited him to sit in at the age of 19.He released a record and major movie sound track with The Paul Case Band. With Cold Sweat he became known within the NY progressive scene. He then formed or joined a number of bands including Solzncommn,Featherstone, Abraxas, Big D and Tasty Café, Roosevelt Dean, The Critics, Sharp Dressed Penguines,The Edge,Kentucky Moon,Tom Healy Band,Blue Streak,Dirty Pool,Kid Slick, John Puma and Dr. Killdean. As a member of Spider Murphy he continued to tour and record. Presently he is playing with Smart Alec, The John Glen Band and Airtraffic. Discography:John Savage-Savage Stone,2012 Lil Joe B and the HooDoos-Can't Do That,2009 Mohawk Valley Blues Society - Mohawk Valley Blues, Volume 1 2006 Tom Healey Band - Tough Dog 2006 Don Paul Way - Burning Daylight, 2004 Tangled Web - Shine On, 1999 Jodi - There's Only One You 1999 Solzncommn – Solzncommn 1996 Dr. Killdean - Interns of Soul 1995 Spider Murphy - We're Pretty Good 1990 Paul Case Band-Show Your Love( Motion Picture) 1984 Kentucky Moon - On The Rise 1980 Paul Case Band -The Keeper 1978


For more: www.myspace.com/bobbyholz
Contact: George Deveny  george@georgedeveny.com 315.868.5490

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