Harry started out playing guitar in various NY bands in the late 70’s. Later, in 1980 he relocated to Northern California where he has continued to be a fixture in the Sonoma, Marin and SF Bay Area Music Scenes for over 30 years, playing guitar and writing songs for such bands as Scorpio, Mantis the Band, The Tumblers, Broken Ties, Lovetribe, Plastic, The Threetles, The Oakley Krieger Band, Stu Blank, The Gluttons of Symphony and also with third wave surf band North of Malibu.
Over the years, Harry has shared the stage with many rock luminaries including Warren Haynes (The Allman Bros., Gov’t. Mule) Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Waylon Krieger, Berry Oakley Jr., Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Billy Carmassi (Aldo Nova) as well as opening for acts as: Gov’t. Mule, Widespread Panic, The Tubes, Foghat, Bonham, and many more.
Some of Harry’s guitar work can be heard (but not credited) on the Jellyfish box set; Fan Club, (On 2 songs; Best Friend & Sebrina, Paste & Plato), he formed The Gluttons of Symphony for a version of All is Forgiven on the Burning Sky Records, Jellyfish tribute CD; Sensory Lullabies.
For the last 25+ yrs Harry has owned and operated www.route44studio.com and continues to work with a long client list of Local and International artists recording, mixing & producing music.
Most recently, Harry has been putting together his first solo album (Time & Space on Jackalope Records) which highlights his songwriting and playing as well as finally taking his place in Rock & Roll as an artist in his own right.
Big Rock is the newly formed band which will support this album live.
From their previous band Lovetribe, Dave Ray Burke can be heard delivering noteworthy vocals and guitar. New to the lineup is drummer Justin Shannon whose hard rockin’ tracks can be heard on most of the album’s offerings. Luie Medina, Shannon Rider, Curt Young, Spike Sikes will also be teaming up to deliver an All-star lineup for the live shows, set to launch this spring.
If you enjoy Classic Original Rock & Roll with a no nonsense approach, then there will definitely be something good waiting for you at a Big Rock show.
Saturday, December 8, 2018