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Harvie S

Harvie S

Any jazz fan will tell you, Harvie S is one of the great bass players on the scene today. He's played with the best and he continues to challenge himself and his peers in new artistic directions. Moreover, Harvie is a bassist, producer, bandleader, composer and educator.

Harvie S has performed with masters in jazz and Latin music including Stan Getz, Pat Metheny, Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, Jim Hall, Michael Brecker, Gil Evans, Arturo O'Farrill, Lee Konitz, Mark Turner, James Moody, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, Houston Person, Art Farmer, Toots Thielemans, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, Dave Leibman, Vic Juris, Danilo Perez, Paquito D'Rivera, Ray Barretto, Ray Vega, David Valentin and countless others.

Harvie can be heard on over 400 hundred CDs as a sideman, 16 as a leader and another fifteen as a co-leader with such greats as James Brown, Chick Corea, Mike Stern, John Scofield, Michael Brecker, Tom Harrell, Mark Turner, Kenny Barron, Ingrid Jensen, Gene Jackson, Pat Martino, Dr. Billy Taylor, Grover Washington Jr., David Mathews, Virginia Mayhew and Tony Bennett.

Harvie S has written the themes for the documentaries "The Trumpet Kings", "The Piano Legends" and "John Coltrane" and can be seen and heard on the music videos of Toots Thielemans, Pat Martino, Juan Carlos Formell, Sheila Jordan, Jay Clayton, Jane Ira Bloom and others. The duo project of Sheila Jordan and Harvie S 1981-1995, set the timeless standard in bass and voice performance. They recorded 7 CDs together.

Harvie has had feature articles in Downbeat, Jazziz, Cadence , Coda(Canada), JazztTmes, Swing Journal(Japan), Jazz Life, Jazz Forum(Poland), Jazz Hot(France), Hot House, The Music Paper, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Los Angeles Times, Jazz Podium, and Jazz-it(Italy).


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