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Congo Square

"Congo Square" Jazz Saxophonist Donald Harrison is the Big Chief of The Congo Nation Afro-New Orleans Cultural group which represents Congo Square in New Orleans culture. His father, Donald Harrison, Sr. was the Big Chief of four tribes and passed…

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My young daughter is a producer-singer.

My 17 year-old daughter produced and sang this song all by herself. I new she could write some great radio friendly tracks because she produces tracks for me. When I need today's sound she is first call. Check her out…

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I'm The Big Chief Congo Square

Harrison begins Classical piece that chronicles his personal journey as the Big Chief of The Congo Nation, Afro-New Orleans Cultural Group. He say's This piece will put into sound my feeling of learning from my father Big Chief Donald Harrison…

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Sacrilegus New Orleans Cultural Chants

My father taught me that I had to go through the ranks to earn the right to sing New Orleans cultural chants. I was taught that if you have not paid the dues and earned your respect from masking you…

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Donald Harrison is, "The Soul of New Orleans."

It is no secret that Donald Harrison likes to twist phrases. He coined the phrase, "The Soul of New Orleans," as well as, "Party Gras," which are currently in wide use around the world. He recently revealed to us he…

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Harrison completes 3D Vol. II

Donald just completed 3D Vol II which is the second instalment of the his 3D trilogy. The recording is in the classic jazz genre and showcases his Nouveau Swing stlyle. Nouveau Swing merges swing music with the contemporary music that…

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New Recordings

Harrison completes trio recording that features, drummer Herman Jackson, and Bassist Chris Severin. Harrison begins recording Indian Blues II. Harrison almost finished recording 3D Vol II. Harrison begins working on 3D Vol III.

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Person of The Year

“Have you ever seen people build a home?†Donald Harrison asked a roomful of teenagers one Monday night in September at The Music Shed studio in the Garden District of New Orleans. “Well, you start with the foundation. And then…

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Carrer Highlights

Donald Harrison Highlights 1960 - Born and raised in New Orleans, LA 1976 - 1978 Saxophone studies with Edward Kidd Jordan 1976 - 1978 Doc Paulin New Orleans Brass Band 1978 - 1979 Saxophone studies with Alvin Batiste …