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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Trio Of One – Independent

Trio Of One was Harkness’s first completely independent solo venture.  Still composing at that time for the trio format – two acoustic guitars and bass – these songs are a very honest glimpse into Sean’s world at that time.  Recorded in 2000 in Los Angeles, Harkness multi-tracked all of the guitars and bass.  Brian Camelio […]

Urakaji – Rinken Records, Okinawa, Japan

Sean was visiting  Okinawa in September of 2003 and met the legendary Rinken Teruya of Rinken Band fame.  Upon hearing Sean play one of his solo pieces (Coming Home) Rinken san sent him home with the complete catalogue of Rinken Band CDs – all 24 of them – with instructions to select 10 songs and […]

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