holland's music remains firmly in the New Age venue, but he also incorporates elements of Ambient, Contemporary Instrumental, Chill and even Jazz to create songs and melodies that stay in the listener's mind for a long time. "In the end," he says, "it's all about how it makes you feel when you hear it."
Listen to Selected Tracks from holland's albums:
Classically trained, holland studied everything from modal scales to Chopin to the Beatles. That, along with years of touring with southern rock and classic rock bands throughout the eighties gave him the breadth to blend a variety of styles into a memorable, unique New Age musical style.
holland phillips is an American born musician and composer who has been recording and producing New Age music since the mid-nineties. His first album, Flight of the Windmill, was released in 1994 under the Gorilla label. Subsequent releases include Castles, Redemption, and his new release Daydream Alley, all on the Ageless Records label. Daydream Alley was released on July 4th, 2015.
Music By holland
Want to listen for a while? Click on the music player to hear a half hour of holland's music, in no particular order, from a number of his albums.
Daydream Alley Released July 4th
Daydream Alley, Holland's 4th release is now available. Released on Independence Day, his new album adds another dimension to New Age music. Midwest Record Entertainment News said,
"Another in a line of his winning sets, this is a great audio oasis."
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"Absolutely spectacular music." WGMX Radio.
"His work is forthright and engaging - a cut above the rest." Heartsong Review
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"New Age music that's emotional, gripping, and packaged in a popular format." KLSY Seattle
"Music that will melt your speakers, and your heart." Bruce Whitsell, WJER Radio
" The music is well orchestrated and has more than enough motion in it to transport you to better places. Moving between combinations of jazz, classical and pop, holland uses electronic waves, classical piano and some interesting playing..."
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"Fortunately, it doesn't really fit into any other category than good." Soundmind Magazine