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Molly Holm (2013)

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Singer-songwriter Molly Holm has been an integral part of the Bay Area's sound for many years. She's an unconventional singer who draws from jazz, improvisation, and North Indian Raga (having studied with master vocalist Pandit Pran Nath)

For almost a decade, Molly was a member of Bobby McFerrin's vocal ensemble, Voicestra, touring both nationally and internationally, and recording, too. She's collaborated with a diverse roster of artists, such as Terry Riley, Zakir Hussain, choreographer June Watanabe, and George Coates's Performance Works. She's also been influenced by Linda Tillery's African-American Roots Music.

Molly's ears have always been wide-open. She's finally issued her debut recording "Permission", to wide acclaim. Everyone who's taken a class with her has given her five stars.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Leon Thomas In Berlin The Creator Has a Master Plan BMG
# 2 Leon Thomas In Berlin Oo-whee!! Hindewe BMG
# 3 Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir Good Time a Good Time Another Man Done Gone Tuizer Music
# 4 Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir Good Time a Good Time Hammer Ring Tuizer Music
# 5 Ernestine Anderson Never Make Your Move Too Soon Never Make Your Move Too Soon Concord
# 6 Nancy Wilson with Peabo Bryson Color and Light: Jazz Sketches on Sondheim Loving You Sony
# 7 Cleo Laine with Jonathan Tunick Into the Woods No One Is Alone BMG
# 8 Lester Bowie Twilight Dreams I Am with You Venture
# 9 Jean Karn and Doug Karn Revelation Revelation Black Jazz
Book Pema Chödrön, "The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times"
Luxury Item A pair of stilts
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