Holli Ross


In pursuing her solo career, Holli has performed at top jazz clubs and
concerts nationwide, from New Orleans' Snug Harbor to New York's
Blue Note. She has toured Europe and recorded with the well-known
German vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmidt; she has also written
lyrics to several of his compositions. Holli has recorded with organist
Jack MacDuff and has performed with jazz greats, Gene Bertoncini,
Don Braden, Cecil Brooks lll, Bill Charlap, John Faddis, Bill Mays,
Darmon Meader (of the NY Voices), Harmonica/vibraphonist, Hendrik
Meurkens, Bucky Pizzarelli, Claudio Roditi, Ted Rosenthal, Dennis
Wilson, and one of her greatest influences, singing giant, Jon
Hendricks. Her discography also includes appearances on the NY-
based "New Singers, New Songs" recording project.
Holli received her degree from Mannes College of Music
(performance in bassoon) and studied with the great jazz saxophonist
Warne Marsh. As a published songwriter for ASCAP and GEMA, Holli
has penned lyrics to compositions by Miles Davis, Harold Danko,
Roger Kellaway, Ivan Lins, Bill Mays, Roberto Menescal, Rufus
Reid, Claudio Roditi, Sarah Vaughan, and Mal Waldron. Her songs
have been recorded by Mark Murphy, Meredith D'Ambrosio, String
of Pearls, 5 Steps Beyond, and Janis Seigel (of Manhattan Transfer)


82 West 3rd Street (btw Thompson & Sullivan) Greenwich Village New York NY 10012 tel. 212-477-ZINC (9462) Open 7 days: 6pm-2:30am weeknights 6pm-3am weekends

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