Donald Harrison Jr.

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Birthday
23, 1960
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Creator of the Nouveau Swing style of jazz, known for his work with Headhunters and the Donald Harrison Electric Band.

Before Fame

He studied at the Berklee College of Music and played with groups like Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers in the 1980s.

Trivia

He was chosen as the Person of the Year by Jazziz Magazine in January 2007.

Family Life

He and his wife slept on the ballroom floor of the New Orleans' Hyatt Regency Hotel during Hurricane Katrina.

Associated With

He is a native of New Orleans and was featured in the Hurricane Katrina documentary When the Levees Broke, directed by Spike Lee.