It's where he learned first hand from the blues worlds top players and landed Holland his gig as a member of the legendary James Cotton’s band for the last 11 years.
While not playing with Cotton, Holland fronts The Shuffle Kings, a true Chicago Blues band. Their album, No Fluff, Just The Stuff is filled with great music.
Tom and I discussed his growing up in Chicago, how he came to play with james Cotton and his love of all things The Blues.
He is one funny guy who knows how to tell a story.