Sean Harkness

Each year Sean Harkness performs in concert halls around the country with other Windham Hill artists such as Liz Story, Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, Jim Brickman, Tuck & Patti, David Arkenstone, and Samite.

Mr. Harkness is a first-call guitarist who compliments an exhaustive client list of artists, instrumentalists, Broadway productions, and corporations nationally and internationally.  He is the go-to guitarist for duets and ensemble work with singers from Broadway and television such as Alison Fraser,  Susan Egan and Carole Demas.  Sean was featured at the Iridium Jazz Club on Broadway in Times Square with Terese Genecco and her Little Big Band in her monthly series.

Sean has appeared as an artist and sideman extensively in New York’s finest jazz venues including the Blue Note, Smoke, Small’s, the Jazz Standard, Birdland, Iridium, Feinstein’s, Edison Ballroom, Mile’s Café, the Metropolitan Room, St. Nick’s, and Top Of The Rock at Rockefeller Center.  Mr. Harkness also appears regularly in any of New York’s folk and rock singer/songwriter clubs such as the Cutting Room, Joe’s Pub, Bitter End, Mercury Lounge, Rockwood Music Hall, the Living Room, Bowery Poetry Club, P&G, and Shrine.

Sean was the guitarist in Contemporary Jewish icon Debbie Friedman’s band until her untimely passing in 2011.  He continues to perform regularly with Craig Taubman and Josh Nelson in major congregations nationally.  You can see Sean in his monthly series entitled DUOS with Sean Harkness at Birdland Jazz Club or his reoccurring series,  Broadway By Guitar at Feinstein’s/54 Below.  Click HERE for more information about Sean.