Kim and Reggie Harris are two vibrant, superbly talented and engaging performers whose captivating stage presence has inspired audiences around the world for over 25 years.

As singers, songwriters, storytellers, educators, historical interpreters and cultural advocates, they have used their remarkable voices and their unique talents to bring new insights to the entertainment and educational spectrum.

Born in Philadelphia, PA. a city rich in musical and cultural heritage, Kim and Reggie were both exposed to a wide range of composers and musical genres. Their training, nurtured in their individual homes and enhanced in their churches and schools, enriched their musical vocabulary. It was the start of what has evolved into the ” Bach to Rock” musical approach (with the strongest elements being Folk, Gospel and Jazz) that is so prevalent in their music.

They met, by chance, at a summer camp in 1974. While attending Temple University they honed their performance skills in the clubs and coffeehouses around Philadelphia.

In 1980, Kim and Reggie “hit the road” touring universities, art centers, schools and other concert venues. Their strong material (both original and otherwise) and complex harmonies, combined with their stunning voices and informed stage patter, has won them accolades and fans that has them in constant demand. They average over 275 performances each year!

They have been featured in performance at the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institution, The International Children’s Festival in Canada,The Wang Center, The Pike’s Peak Center, various festivals in the U.S, Canada and Italy and a host of universities, schools, churches and performing venues.

They have proven themselves to be exceptional people who can entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds. They continue to distinguish themselves as artists of integrity who show respect for their craft and their audiences by working to expand their skills and build on their knowledge base.

Kim and Reggie are presenters in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Touring workshop program providing teacher training and arts events that encourage the use of the arts in the classroom.

They have released five CDs on the Appleseed Recordings label, and one on the Folk Era label.

They reside in upstate New York.

ON Art of the Song | January 27, 2013 | 7:00 am

Kim & Reggie Harris

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Kim and Reggie Harris are two vibrant, superbly talented and engaging performers whose captivating stage presence has inspired audiences around the world for over 25 years.

As singers, songwriters, storytellers, educators, historical interpreters and cultural advocates, they have used their remarkable voices and their unique talents to bring new insights to the entertainment and educational spectrum.

Born in Philadelphia, PA. a city rich in musical and cultural heritage, Kim and Reggie were both exposed to a wide range of composers and musical genres. Their training, nurtured in their individual homes and enhanced in their churches and schools, enriched their musical vocabulary. It was the start of what has evolved into the ” Bach to Rock” musical approach (with the strongest elements being Folk, Gospel and Jazz) that is so prevalent in their music.

They met, by chance, at a summer camp in 1974. While attending Temple University they honed their performance skills in the clubs and coffeehouses around Philadelphia.

In 1980, Kim and Reggie “hit the road” touring universities, art centers, schools and other concert venues. Their strong material (both original and otherwise) and complex harmonies, combined with their stunning voices and informed stage patter, has won them accolades and fans that has them in constant demand. They average over 275 performances each year!

They have been featured in performance at the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institution, The International Children’s Festival in Canada,The Wang Center, The Pike’s Peak Center, various festivals in the U.S, Canada and Italy and a host of universities, schools, churches and performing venues.

They have proven themselves to be exceptional people who can entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds. They continue to distinguish themselves as artists of integrity who show respect for their craft and their audiences by working to expand their skills and build on their knowledge base.

Kim and Reggie are presenters in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Touring workshop program providing teacher training and arts events that encourage the use of the arts in the classroom.

They have released five CDs on the Appleseed Recordings label, and one on the Folk Era label.

They reside in upstate New York.

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