Donald Harrison/Eddie Henderson at Snug Harbor


Saxophonist Donald Harrison is being called one of the most important musicians of the new millennium by CBS Sunday Morning. He is the originator of the Nouveau Swing style which merges jazz with modern R&B, second-line, hip-hop, Mardi Gras Indian tradition and reggae rhythms. At age 19 Harrison began working with Roy Haynes, by 20 Jack McDuff and by 21 joined Art Blakely’s Jazz Messengers.