Blues! Swing! Jumping back-beats....
These are a few of Michael Hollis' favorite things to use when expressing himself through the idiom of Jazz.
Inspired by such legends as Wes Montgomery, John Scofield, and Bill Frisell, along with music across the globe, Michael Hollis draws on a largely dynamic background when performing.
Be it original compositions or compositions stemming from the Great American Songbook, Michael Hollis brings his veratility to the table, crafting a sound that is uniquely his own.
"Michael Hollis is one of the Young Jazz Guitar Lions that my friend Mark Dziuba (SUNY New Paltz Jazz Program)
has set loose into the Hudson Valley and beyond"
-Tony Falco (The Falcon/Marlboro, NY)