A few thousand music-loving adventure-seekers on September 9 received quite the idyllic sun-splashed reward when they witnessed this year’s Sound Summit, headlined by Phil Lesh and some extra special “friends.” The eight-hour festival-like show, chock full of five performers plus an avant-garde dance ensemble, took place at a perch high above Marin County, California’s Mill Valley, at a hundred-year-old stone amphitheater near the top of the area’s famed Mt. Tamalpais.
Bowling possesses a devotion to improvisational rock music and the vision to painstakingly transcribe “jam” masterworks note-for-note, arranging them for solo piano and improvising upon what was already written.
Holly Bowling has added dates to her winter tour in support of new release, Better Left Unsung, out now on Royal Potato Family. The tour will extend into March, with Raleigh, Pittsburgh, Burlington, Cambridge and Philadelphia joining the mix, among others. See below for a full list of upcoming dates.
Holly Bowling, the classical pianist behind Distillation of a Dream: The Music of Phish Reimagined for Solo Piano, is gearing up to release her second studio album, Better Left Unsung, this time taking on the music of The Grateful Dead. In support of the release, Holly is hitting the road for a 17-date tour across the U.S.
Holly Bowling has announced the release of Better Left Unsung, a collection of solo classical improvisations and arrangements of The Grateful Dead, due December 9 on Royal Potato Family. A classically trained pianist, Bowling possesses one distinction that sets her apart from similarly studied musicians—a devotion to improvisational rock music and the vision to painstakingly transcribe “jam” masterworks note-for-note, arranging them for solo piano and improvising upon what was already wri