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 Corey Harris Band Bio

Corey Harris (and his band) toured the UK in 2014 which went excellently, he played at London's Jazz cafe, at Manchester's Band on The Wall and at 3 other dates up north, he also had a book launch at SOAS University of his biography of the late great Malian Blues artists- Ali Farka Toure. 

Corey Harris is based in America. He is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has carved out his own niche in blues, he appeared in the iconic Martin Scorsese 2003 film 'Feel Like Going Home' from The Blues Film Collection where he travels through Mississippi and on to West Africa (feat. Ali Farka Toure), exploring the roots of the music. Corey's seventh album Mississippi to Mali was released in the same year.   

A powerful singer and accomplished guitarist, he has appeared at venues throughout the North America, Europe, Brazil, The Caribbean, West Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He has performed, recorded, and toured with many of the top names in music such as BB King, Taj Mahal, Buddy Guy, Henry Butler, R.L.Burnside, John Jackson, Ali Farka Toure, Dave Mattews Band, Tracy Chapman, Olu Dara, Wilco, Natalie Merchant, and others.


Corey Harris Band Recorded Live at the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Live! From Turtle Island (2015), True Blues (2013), Fulton Blues(2013), Rasta Blues Experience Live (2013), Father Sun, Mother Earth(2011), Blu.Black(2009), Zion Crossroads(2007), Daily Bread(2005), Mississippi To Mali(2003), Downhome Sophisticate(2002), Vu-Du Menz(2000), Greens From The Garden(1999), Fish Ain’t Bitin’(1997), Between Midnight And Day(1995). 


Corey Harris at North Sea Jazz Club (2016), Corey Harris Live 2015 Accadia Blues, Father, Sun Mother Earth.