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Harkness Holiday

Artist News – December 2014

Artist news for Sean Harkness [and some accompanist stuff too!]. Fresh back from Todashi, Saitama and Okinawa City, Okinawa, the bustle of New York City is the perfect balance to the Zen of Japan.  Yin and yang, oh yeah. On top of the list are Artist activities: new CD Duet with Ian Herman – concert […]

jFlier

Fall 2014 – NYC and Tokyo

Latest news: Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 11 Sean will be performing live in Tokyo: 10/3 [Fri] 7p at Crawfish Akasaka  *  http://crawfish.jp/schedule1410.html 10/11 [Sat] 7p at Gellery ZO in Ikebukuro  *   http://galleryzo-ikb.com/ *** New CD with Ian Herman! “Duet” is a classical/jazz crossover album with original instrumental music for guitar and piano: […]

Fingerstyle Wizard! an interview in Musician’s Friend

Here is an article posted in Musician’s Friend online magazine: http://thehub.musiciansfriend.com/artist-interviews/all-the-small-things-strings-pickups-and-other-gear The Fingerstyle Wizard Sean Harkness is a technical virtuoso who uses his fingerstyle guitar approach to tell his story. Drawing inspiration from Joe Pass and Tommy Emmanuel, Sean is constantly striving to create a feeling within the song. He left Burlington,VT for New York […]

Leap Year

On the H2 CD Flights Volume 1 is the tune Leap Year, composed in its entirety on February 29, 2008. Joined by Mark Miller on trombone, here is Mike Herriott on flugel horn and your humble narrator on a Fender Subsonic baritone electric: 02. Harkness Herriott – Flights Vol 1 – Leap Year [very lo-res […]

Jimmy Norman

Jimmy Norman (August 12, 1937 – November 8, 2011) I wrote this when Jimmy died on November 8, 2011: Every day I have the opportunity to go out into the world and do something special, to touch people’s hearts.  To take them for a ride, in the moment, the Now.  You were a huge teacher […]

H2 Flights Vol. 1 review by JazzReview.com

This just in from Aaron Craven at Jazzreview.com… [aside from misspelling Mike’s family name in their original post, we’re very pleased to be appreciated with such clarity!  (Bold print added here on sh.com)] _______________________________________________________________ Flights Volume One by Sean Harkness and Mike Herriott Written by  Aaron Craven   Artist / Group Name: Sean Harkness and […]

Writing experiment

This evening found me at La Lanterna In NYC’s Greenwich Village watching three of the world’s most accomplished guitarists interacting as a trio.  I’m friendly with Paul Meyers [recently acquainted], am familiar with Gene Bertoncini [of course], and was just introduced to John Stowell.  What follows is a stream-of-consciousness account of the East Meets West […]