DONALD HARRISON - Saxophonist, Composer.
Donald Harrison, saxophonist, composer.
A master of many musical genres, Donald Harrison has written and performed many innovative classic jazz compositions. Some of his compositions have topped Billboard charts and been featured in major films. Harrison has also written and performed as a Hip-hop MC. His influence on the whole rap culture as an early mentor of The Notorious BIG on the science of rap and life was documented on VH-1. In the classic jazz genre, he is the originator of the Nouveau Swing style which merges acoustic swing with modern R&B, second-line, hip-hop, New Orleans African American roots culture, and reggae rhythms.