Category Archives: Working Life

Sting, Sally Triplett, Sean

2015 – New Beginnings

In the previous post I told you how thrilling it was to do a show with Leslie Uggams [had a crush on her since I was a kid!] – this time I rehearsed and played with Sting in two shows at 54 Below’s tribute to James Taylor. Karen Oberlin and I are delighted to announce […]


Walden B1 Baritone Acoustic

The more I play this guitar, the more it just tickles me from the inside.  The big warm sound radiates from the wood with such a silky glow that it sparks an uncontrollable giggle.  Walden’s “boutique for less” approach hit it again!   Instrument specifications:       Body Shape:                          Walden Grand […]


DUOS at Metropolitan Room

The new DUOS series at the Metropolitan Room got off to a rockin’ start on Thursday, May 3rd with Nina Henessey and Brian Camelio as my first ever guests.  T here was much spontaneity, audience interaction, intimacy, exploration, and gorgeous music.  Brian and I have known each other for many years and he remembers stories […]

Bassists n me

Six months in a Flash

  Mid-May to mid-November of 2011 contained a great deal of musical activity for me.  To get caught up to the present and not make a freekin’ book out of it I’ll make a list of things with short descriptions, using pictures where possible.   *  *  * Walden Guitars – we’ve done some fun […]

H2 News: NYC Show, Reviews, Christmas Release

H2 will be performing at Iridium Jazz Club in NYC this coming Tuesday the 6th at 9:00pm EDT.  We are anticipating a very good turnout, so reservations could be a good idea: 1(212) 582-2121 And here’s a link to the live internet streaming for those in faraway places [anywhere not within a two hour drive […]

Bistro and MAC Awards 2011

Bistro and MAC Awards 2011 Phil Ramone shook my hand as he walked off the stage with Dionne Warwick.  Someone handed me a thick glass tile… …with the words: BISTRO AWARDS 2011 Outstanding Achievement SEAN HARKNESS INSTRUMENTALIST …etched into it from the back. I walked up to the microphone.  As the applause died down I […]