NEW RECORD 

Major artist Paul Deo created the first digital Deo Motion Graphics record cover for me on 03-22-2019. I just love new innovative ideas. WOW!!! To see the action click on the cover then share it for me.

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Quotes 

"The real work you do will shine through like the sun on a clear day."

                                                               Donald Harrison

Liner Notes for Donald Harrison's upcoming recording, "The Eclectic Jazz Revolution of Unity 

Meta-Morpheus: Donald Harrison’s Eclectic Jazz Revolution of Unity

 

By Greg Thomas

            

Donald Harrison’s musical universe is vast, populated with planets called “genres”—orbits of stylistic convention. Jazz is his sun, the blues his moon, with soul and funk the earthy undertone of his universe, yet, as you’ll hear, his planetary reach extends into far regions, musical galaxies.

 

Imagine a wheel within a wheel centered by a black hub. The straight lines extending from the hub to the edges of…

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Check out my my favorite hotel in New Orleans. 

Ever wonder what it would be like to stay in one of the beautiful homes on St. Charles Avenue? If you have you should check out The Hubbard Mansion, where you can live in splendor in New Orleans. I love the place!!! Click the link below to see what I mean.

http://www.hubbardmansion.com/


The Hubbard’s invite you to experience the splendor
that is Hubbard Mansion Bed and Breakfast. Feel the
gentle southern breeze from our front porch as you view the majestic oaks that line St. Charles Avenue. Enjoy a…

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Donald Harrison - Ron Carter - Billy Cobham 

On sale September 6

For their second Half Note issue, the power trio of Donald Harrison, Ron Carter, and Billy Cobham declare themselves spokesmen for a kind of exploratory improvisation and interplay known only to seasoned jazz professionals. Staunch individualists all, they come together with a unified voice of alto, bass and drums - at once steeped in jazz's richly variegated traditions yet forward-thinking in the cause of new creative expression. The group play here is all about a stylized call and…

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Big Chief Donald Sr. 

My father, Big Chief Donald always talked about how great jazz musicians were. He never put them down which made me understand to respect them. He would have never talked bad about Louis Armstrong and never would have let me tallk bad about Louis Armstrong. My father also never put down any other Mardi Gras Indians which also taught me to respect other human beings. I think him for the wisdom he imparted that gave me humility and showed me to honor those who are great.

Composes piece for LPO 

Donald Harrison wrote his first piece for the LPO before Katrina. Now Harrison is begining an orchestral piece written from the inside perspectives of being a Big Chief in the culture of New Orleans, playing with modern jazz greats, playing in the brass bands of New Orleans as a youth. Donald Harrison is the only modern jazz musician that has participated in The Mardi Gras Indian culture of New Orleans. He started as the little Chief of the Creole Wild West in 1963 at the age of 2 years-old. Harrison…

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Donald Harrison transitions Mardi Gras Indian tradtion back to Congo Square with Afro New Orleans culture. 

Donald Harrison transitions Mardi Gras Indian tradtion back to Congo Square with Afro New Orleans culture. - October 11, 2010

Donald Harrison is The Big Chief of The Congo Square Nation and his mission is to keep alive secret aspects of Congo Square not known conciously by most Mardi Gras Indians. Harrison has named his faction Afro New Orleans Culture because now is the time to put the focus on the individuals that keep New Orleans root culture alive. The truth is there are many factions of Mardi Gras…

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