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 ‘Home For The Holidays’ Review

H2 (SEAN HARKNESS & MIKE HERRIOTT) HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Opening Day Entertainment Group iTunes AmazonMP3 -review by Rob Lester for TalkinBroadway.com Highly visible Sean Harkness is the guitarist of choice for a staggering number of NYC cabaret singers, his Bistro Award as outstanding instrumentalist and the MAC Award for his own debut as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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H2 – Harkness Herriott Duo: Flights Vol. 1 – ODEG

H2 Worldwide release: June 14th, 2011 on Opening Day Mike Herriott and Sean Harkness met in Japan while touring a show. Six weeks of traveling together and absorbing the country and the culture, they took advantage of many opportunities to explore music outside of the show they were touring. A friendship grew and a musical […]

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Aloft – Windham Hill

Windham Hill Records released Mr. Harkness’s first solo CD after many singles on various compilations.  The very first single was Summer Solstice [track #2 here] and was the title track to the first Summer Solstice compilation.  Producer Brian Keane was Sean’s first guitar teacher in 1978 and they kept in touch over the years…  Keane’s […]

Harkness Knight – Independent

This collection of songs unites Eric Knights’ impassioned saxophone with the organic sophistication of Sean Harkness’ guitars.  Drawing on influences as diverse as James Taylor, Steely Dan, Marvin Gaye, Jeff Beck, and Kirk Whalum, acoustic guitars and unprocessed saxophone define an exciting and infectious sound.  In each song there is a story told; only it […]

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