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Eddie Harris

sax, ts, 1934-1996 US, Chicago
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz and R&B/Soul

Eddie Harris (October 20, 1934 – November 5, 1996) was an American jazz musician, best known for playing tenor saxophone and for introducing the electrically amplified saxophone. He was also fluent on the electric piano and organ. His best-known compositions are "Freedom Jazz Dance", recorded and popularized by Miles Davis in 1966, and "Listen Here."

        
Instruments
  • Saxophone
  • Tenor sax
  • Bass guitar
  • Vocals
  • Trumpet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Compared to What - Live on Compared to What by Eddie Harris
I Don't Want Nobody on I Need Some Money by Eddie Harris
More Soul, Than Soulful on Cool Sax, Warm Heart by Eddie Harris
It's All Right Now on That Is Why You're Overweight by Eddie Harris
Funkorama on Rhino Hi-Five: Eddie Harris by Eddie Harris
Listen Here on The Electrifying Eddie Harris / Plug Me In by Eddie Harris
Exodus on My Buddy by Eddie Harris
Cold Duck Time - Live at Montreux Jazz Festival on Compared to What by Eddie Harris
The Shadow of Your Smile on The In Sound by Eddie Harris
Willow Weep for Me on My Buddy by Eddie Harris

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Long Play Collection (Exodus To Jazz / Mighty Like A Rose / Jazz For Breakfast At Tiffany's)Eddie Harris2017Album
Dancing By A RainbowEddie Harris2007Album
3/4 MilesEddie Harris2006Album
Exodus, The Best Of The Vee-Jay YearsEddie Harris2005Compil.
Cool Sax, Warm Heart / Cool Sax From Broadway To HollywoodEddie Harris2002Compil.
The Versatile Eddie Harris / Sings The BluesEddie Harris2001Album
Bossa Nova/Breakfast At Tiffany'sEddie Harris2001Compil.
Free Speech / That Is Why You're OverweightEddie Harris2001Compil.
Bad Luck Is All I Have / How Can You Live Like That?Eddie Harris2000Compil.
Live At Newport / Instant DeathEddie Harris2000Compil.
I Need Some Money / Bigger & BetterEddie Harris / David "Fathead" Newman2000Compil.
Plug Me In / High VoltageEddie Harris1999Compil.
E.H. In The U.K. / Is It InEddie Harris1999Compil.
Greater Than The Sum Of His PartsEddie Harris1998Compil.
Exodus To Jazz + Mighty Like A RoseEddie Harris1997Compil.
Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1997Compil.
A Study In Jazz + Breakfast At Tiffany'sEddie Harris1997Compil.
The Last ConcertEddie Harris1997Album
All The Way LiveJimmy Smith & Eddie Harris1996Album
GulfThe Intergalactic Maiden Ballet, Harald Haerter, Thomy Jordi Feat. Eddie Harris, David Liebman1994Album
Black HeritageMFA Kera, Mike Russell, Eddie Harris1994Album
Yeah You RightEddie Harris1993Album
Real Love...Don Bianchi Featuring Eddie Harris1993Album
For You, For Me, For EvermoreEddie Harris1993Album
The Electrifying Eddie Harris / Plug Me InEddie Harris1993Compil.
The In Sound / Mean GreensEddie Harris1993Compil.
The Lost Album Plus The Better HalfEddie Harris1993Compil.
Artist's Choice: The Eddie Harris AnthologyEddie Harris1993Compil.
The RegulatorBazillus Featuring Eddie Harris1992Album
A Tale Of Two CitiesEddie Harris1991Album
Live At The MoonwalkerEddie Harris1990Album
Live In Berlin At The Jazzclub QuasimodoEddie Harris1989Album
Shades Of Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1989Compil.
People Get Funny...Eddie Harris1987Album
Moon River And ExodusEddie Harris1986Single
HomecomingEddie Harris, Ellis Marsalis1985Album
Exodus To JazzEddie Harris1983Album
ExplorationEddie Harris1983Album
The Real Electrifying Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1983Album
Two ToneJohn Klemmer / Eddie Harris1982Album
Love Theme From Sharky's MachineSarah Vaughan, Eddie Harris1981Single
The Versatile Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1981Album
Sounds IncredibleEddie Harris1980Album
Playin' With MyselfEddie Harris1979Album
I'm Tired Of DrivingEddie Harris1978Album
How Can You Live Like ThatEddie Harris1977Album
It's All Right NowEddie Harris1976Single
Harmattan / It's All Right NowJean Paul & Angelique / Eddie Harris1976Single
The Reason Why I'm Talking S--tEddie Harris1976Album
That Is Why You're OverweightEddie Harris1976Album
I Need Some MoneyEddie Harris1975Album
Black SaxEddie Harris1975Compil.
Bad Luck Is All I HaveEddie Harris1975Album
Get On Up And DanceEddie Harris1975Single
Why Must We Part / Get On Up And DanceEddie Harris1975Single
Get On Down / Time To Do Your ThingEddie Harris1975Single
I Need Some MoneyEddie Harris1975Single
Drunk Man / Listen Here Goes FunkyEddie Harris1974Single
Is It InEddie Harris1974Album
E.H. In The U.K.Eddie Harris1974Album
Is It InEddie Harris1974Single
I've Tried Everything / BabyEddie Harris1974Single
ExcursionsEddie Harris1973Album
Love...From A HornEddie Harris1972Compil.
Sings The BluesEddie Harris1972Album
Instant Death / A Little WesEddie Harris1972Single
Instant DeathEddie Harris1972Album
Ten Minutes To Four / Please Let Me GoEddie Harris1972Single
Ten Minutes To Four / Please Let Me GoEddie Harris1972Single
Children's Song / Carry On BrotherEddie Harris1972Single
Second MovementEddie Harris & Les McCann1971Album
Live Right Now / ReallyEddie Harris1971Single
Live At NewportEddie Harris1971Album
Set Us FreeLes McCann & Eddie Harris1971Single
Come On Down!Eddie Harris1970Album
Why Don't You Quit / FooltishEddie Harris1970Single
Wait PleaseEddie Harris1970Single
Swiss MovementLes McCann & Eddie Harris1970Single
The Best Of Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1970Compil.
SmokinEddie Harris1970Album
Free SpeechEddie Harris1970Album
The Genius OfEddie Harris1969Compil.
High VoltageEddie Harris1969Album
Swiss MovementLes McCann & Eddie Harris1969Album
Silver CyclesEddie Harris1969Album
Compared To WhatLes McCann & Eddie Harris1969Single
Movin' On Out / Funky DooEddie Harris1969Single
Plug Me InEddie Harris1969Single
1974 BluesEddie Harris1969Single
Listen Here / Theme In Search Of A MovieEddie Harris1968Single
The Electrifying Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1968Album
Pourquoi L'AmériqueEddie Harris1968Album
Here Comes The JudgeEddie Harris1968Album
Plug Me InEddie Harris1968Album
Sham TimeEddie Harris1968Single
It's Crazy / Live Right NowEddie Harris1968Single
The Explosive Eddie HarrisEddie Harris1968Compil.
When A Man Loves A WomanEddie Harris1967Single
The Tender StormEddie Harris1967Album
For Bird And BagsEddie Harris1966Album
Listen HereEddie Harris1966Single
Mean GreensEddie Harris1966Album
Freedom Jazz DanceEddie Harris1966Single
Love Theme From The SandpiperEddie Harris1965Single
The In SoundEddie Harris1965Album
Cool Sax From Hollywood To BroadwayEddie Harris1965Album
More Soul, Than Soulful / Chicago SerenadeEddie Harris1964Single
Cool Sax Warm HeartEddie Harris1964Album
People / Groovy MoviesEddie Harris1964Single
Yea! Yea! Yea! / Theme From Lawrence Of ArabiaEddie Harris1963Single
Half And HalfEddie Harris1963Album
Mima / Lolita MarieEddie Harris1963Single
Half & HalfEddie Harris1963Single
Bossa NovaEddie Harris1963Album
The Theme From Exodus And Other Film SpectacularsEddie Harris1963Compil.
Yea! Yea! Yea! / Theme From Lawrence Of ArabiaEddie Harris1963Single
Theme From Lawrence Of ArabiaEddie Harris1963Single
Eddie Harris Goes To The MoviesEddie Harris1962Album
A Study In JazzEddie Harris1962Album
TonightEddie Harris1962Single
Mighty Like A RoseEddie Harris1961Album
Exodus To JazzEddie Harris1961Album
Exodus To JazzEddie Harris1961Album
Jazz For "Breakfast At Tiffany's"Eddie Harris1961Album
Moon River / Mr. YunioshiEddie Harris1961Single
ExodusEddie Harris1961Single
Olifant Gesang / Just FriendsEddie Harris1961Single
My BuddyEddie Harris1961Single
Promotional Record For Record Department In-Store-PlayEddie Harris, Les McCannCompil.
Jazz For "Breakfast At Tiffany's"Eddie HarrisAlbum
Theme In Search Of A MovieEddie HarrisSingle
It's All Right NowEddie HarrisSingle
Listen Here / Sham TimeEddie HarrisAlbum
He Will Break Your Heart / ExodusJerry Butler / Eddie HarrisSingle
Listen Here / Memphis UndergroundEddie Harris / Herbie MannSingle
Eddie Harris Live Im Pic Brugg 1994Eddie HarrisAlbum
Compared To What / Philly DogLes McCann & Eddie Harris / Herbie MannSingle
The Exciting Eddie HarrisEddie HarrisCompil.
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