All That Jazz
Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra
Featuring a special guest artist every session
Artis—Naples All That Jazz Series
Stefon Harris, vibraphone
The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra is joined by Stefon Harris on vibraphone for a night of sizzling jazz in Daniels Pavilion.
Vibraphonist-composer Stefon Harris is heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz” (The Los Angeles Times). His passionate artistry, energetic stage presence and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him into the forefront of the current jazz scene. Widely recognized and lauded by both his peers and jazz critics alike, Harris is committed to both exploring the rich potential of jazz composition and blazing new trails on the vibraphone.
A graduate of The Manhattan School of Music, he received a Bachelor of Arts in classical music and an Master of Arts in jazz performance. Harris is a recipient of the prestigious Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center and has earned back to back to back Grammy nominations for Best Jazz Album including The Grand Unification Theory (2003), the 2001 release of Kindred (Blue Note) and his 1999 release of Black Action Figure (Blue Note) for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo.