BILL HARRIS (GUITAR)

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A guitarist who spent at least two decades on the road with rhythm & blues vocal group the Clovers, Bill "Willie" Harris had a thick background in bebop and swing guitar as well as gospel. The latter style was at his fingertips even before he discovered guitarists such as Oscar Moore on records and radio, since Harris' father was a preacher who was in the position to turn the church organist job over to his offspring. Meanwhile, Harris' mother was drumming in basic harmony and an uncle had chipped in with a guitar, apparently to be the beauty move. The Army supplied a bugle that temporarily halted progress with strings attached, so to speak. Harris was discharged in the mid-'40s and promptly began studying guitar in Washington, D.C., becoming fairly good with both jazz and classical pieces. Harris was encouraged particularly in the classics by high-up staff at the Columbia read more...
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BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Bill Harris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Harris
Bop 1956
BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) The Harris Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Harris Touch
Bop 1957
BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Great Guitar Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Great Guitar Sounds
Bop 1963
BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Down In The Alley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Down In The Alley
Bop 1972
BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm
Bop 1973

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BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Caught in The Act album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Caught in The Act
Bop 1962
BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Bill Harris in Paris Live! Alone! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Harris in Paris Live! Alone!
Jazz Related Blues 1974

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BILL HARRIS (GUITAR) Fabulous Bill Harris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fabulous Bill Harris
Jazz Related Blues 1988

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