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Allan Harris

Allan Harris, the Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and band leader, is a true luminary in the world of music. Revered by the Miami Herald as an artist graced with "the warmth of Tony Bennett, the bite and rhythmic sense of Sinatra, and the sly elegance of Nat ‘King' Cole," Allan Harris stands as an embodiment of moving and magisterial artistry. With a career spanning 14 recordings as a leader, Allan Harris has captivated audiences worldwide with his exceptional talent and charismatic presence. He boasts an extensive list of accolades, including three-time recipient of the New York Nightlife Award for "Outstanding Jazz Vocalist," a distinguished DownBeat "Rising Star Jazz Vocalist," and the prestigious 2022 "Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition" winner. Harris is also a two-time recipient of Hot House Jazz Magazine's "Best Male Jazz Vocalist" award and has been honored with a Back Stage award for "Ongoing Achievement in Jazz." His excellence extends internationally, earning him France's Palmares Award for 3rd Best Jazz Vocal Album.

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Events featuring Allan Harris

Mar 14, 2024
8:00pm — 8:40pm
New York, NY, United States
Professional Connections
Allan Harris is seeking the following:
  • Distribution - UK/Europe
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • Booking Agent - US
  • Booking Agent - Worldwide
  • PR/Publicity Agency