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Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: March 9, 1979

Jeanette Harris was born and raised in California’s post-Gold Rush town of Fresno, smack in the center of San Joaquin Valley. Reared by her mother Annette Harris and her church organist father Floyd Harris – both of deep spiritual faith and intense believers in the art of music - Jeanette and her older brother Michael Harris received their loves of God, family and each other honest.

“When I was 5, my father put a guitar in my hands,” Jeanette begins. “A year later he switched me to piano with a private teacher. I didn’t like it. Reading treble and bass clefs was so overwhelming I would cry but it did give me a great jumpstart. One day while driving me to 4th grade, Mom was playing a cassette by Grover Washington, Jr. I remember looking at the picture of his alto sax. It was beautiful and Grover made it look so hip. I felt it would be the perfect instrument for me.” ...
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Primary InstrumentSax, alto

LocationFresno, CA

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundI've been a private teacher for 7 years.

Music

Featured recording “Saxified”

Saxified

J&M Records
2010

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