JEANETTE HARRIS - 2022-10-20 - - Yoshi's - Oakland CA

Thu October 20, 2022

Scintillating saxtress of smooth jazz

JEANETTE HARRIS

Doors: 7:30pm   Show: 8:00pm

Jeanette Harris is the scintillating saxtress of soul jazz from Fresno, CA.  This lady understands that energetic and captivating performances matched with uplifting and inspiring vibrations in the music are solid platinum recipes for success.  Classically trained in both sax and piano, a graduate of Boston's famed Berklee College of Music, and the saxophonist for the late, great Teena Marie's Jeanette has weathered the fiercest challenges to bring the world her brand of soulful healing vibes.  Her CD "Summer Rain" made it to #5 on the Smooth Jazz Billboard Chart and # 1 on the Smooth Jazz Indie Chart!  Jeanette's CD Chocolate Vibez showcases her excellent sax playing, songwriting, and producing skills.  Jeanette's new release "Saxathrone" is now her pride and joy, featuring fun cover songs and saxy originals.  She is also featured on trumpeter Tom Browne's new single "Radio Vibes" and pianist Dan Alan Lavine's new single "Our Kind Of Love."  

Jeanette had the pleasure of recording with the fantastic guitarist Norman Brown.  who is featured on her 2011 release "Saxified."  She also wrote for Gerald Albright and has performed with or opened for numerous artists, including Howard Hewett, Deniece Williams, Kirk Whalum, Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, Najee, the Rippingtons, Babyface, Phil Perry, and KEM to name a few.  Jeanette also teamed up with flutist Althea Rene to form the "Queens Of Soul Jazz.  In addition, she has performed at many famous festivals, including The Catalina Jazz Festival, Capital Jazz Cruise, The Long Beach Jazz Festival, The Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, The Newport Beach Jazz Festival, The Hartford Jazz Festival, The Columbia Winter Jazz Festival and many more.  Jeanette Harris will continue to strive for greatness and is honored to be crowned the Queen Of Sax.