JOEL HARRISON

Eclectic Fusion / Blues / World Fusion / Third Stream / Progressive Big Band / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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Joel Harrison’s musical journey has few parallels in modern music. Guitarist, composer, arranger, vocalist, songwriter, bandleader – Harrison deftly juggles all of these roles, melding influences from jazz, classical, country, rock, and world music. His expansive sound fits equally well in jazz clubs and concert halls – and the occasional dive bar across town.

For brevity’s sake it would be safest to call Harrison’s home base jazz, a descriptor that mutates to fit a staggering array of styles and approaches. He finds inspiration from music too often barred from admission into the jazz consciousness, taking his place in a tradition of exploration and interpretation that reaches through the open-eared reinventions of Miles Davis and Charles Ives to the American rhapsodies of Walt Whitman, Jack Kerouac, or Hank Williams.

“Ultimately you’re just trying to arrive at great music,” he says. “Sometimes the best methodology is to leave people to their own devices, and
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JOEL HARRISON 3 + 3 = 7 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
3 + 3 = 7
Eclectic Fusion 1996
JOEL HARRISON Range of Motion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Range of Motion
Eclectic Fusion 1997
JOEL HARRISON Transience album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Transience
Eclectic Fusion 2001
JOEL HARRISON Free Country album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Free Country
Blues 2003
JOEL HARRISON So Long 2nd Street album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
So Long 2nd Street
Blues 2004
JOEL HARRISON Harrison On Harrison (Jazz Explorations Of George Harrison) album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Harrison On Harrison (Jazz Explorations Of George Harrison)
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2005
JOEL HARRISON Harbor album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Harbor
Eclectic Fusion 2007
JOEL HARRISON Passing Train album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Passing Train
Blues 2008
JOEL HARRISON The Wheel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wheel
Third Stream 2008
JOEL HARRISON Urban Myths album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Urban Myths
Eclectic Fusion 2009
JOEL HARRISON Joel Harrison String Choir : The Music Of Paul Motian album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Harrison String Choir : The Music Of Paul Motian
Third Stream 2010
JOEL HARRISON Joel Harrison 7 : Search album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Harrison 7 : Search
Eclectic Fusion 2011
JOEL HARRISON Holy Abyss album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Holy Abyss
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2012
JOEL HARRISON Infinite Possibility album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Infinite Possibility
Progressive Big Band 2013
JOEL HARRISON Joel Harrison & Anupam Shobhakar Multiplicity: Leave The Door Open album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Harrison & Anupam Shobhakar Multiplicity: Leave The Door Open
World Fusion 2014
JOEL HARRISON Mother Stump album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mother Stump
Eclectic Fusion 2014
JOEL HARRISON Joel Harrison 5 : Spirit House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joel Harrison 5 : Spirit House
Eclectic Fusion 2015
JOEL HARRISON The Other River album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Other River
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2017
JOEL HARRISON Angel Band : Free Country Volume 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Angel Band : Free Country Volume 3
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2018
JOEL HARRISON Still Point : Turning World album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Still Point : Turning World
World Fusion 2019
JOEL HARRISON Joel Harrison + 18 : America at War album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Joel Harrison + 18 : America at War
Progressive Big Band 2020

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