Allan Harris

Allan Harris, the Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and band leader, is a true luminary in the world of music. Revered by the Miami Herald as an artist graced with “the warmth of Tony Bennett, the bite and rhythmic sense of Sinatra, and the sly elegance of Nat ‘King’ Cole,” Allan Harris stands as an embodiment of moving and magisterial artistry. With a career spanning fourteen recordings as a leader, Allan Harris has captivated audiences worldwide with his exceptional talent and charismatic presence. He boasts an extensive list of accolades, including three-time recipient of the New York Nightlife Award for “Outstanding Jazz Vocalist,” a distinguished DownBeat “Rising Star Jazz Vocalist,” and the prestigious 2022 “Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition” winner. Harris is also a two-time recipient of Hot House Jazz Magazine’s “Best Male Jazz Vocalist” award and has been honored with a Back Stage award for “Ongoing Achievement in Jazz.” His excellence extends internationally, earning him France’s Palmares Award top 3 Best Jazz Vocal Albums.

His contributions as a natural entertainer have solidified his place as a mainstay in concert halls, theaters, jazz clubs, and festivals worldwide. The New York Times has aptly labeled him “a protean talent,” and he has earned acclaim from respected publications such as the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Glide Magazine, Jazz Times, DownBeat, Vintage Guitar, and more. Allan Harris possesses a dynamic stage presence that has left an indelible mark on the jazz world. His vocal prowess, impeccable phrasing, and profound emotional resonance make him one of the most esteemed vocalists in jazz today.

He excels in authentic interpretations of the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz, popular standards, blues, and his original compositions. With a dedicated following of 14,000 on Facebook and over 400,000 views on YouTube, Allan Harris is in constant demand to delight audiences across the globe. He has shared the stage with luminaries such as Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Natalie Cole, and many others. Variety describes Harris as “a velvet-voiced jazz singer, with a savvy manner and music in his veins.


June, 10, 19:00

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Москва, джазовый фестиваль 2022