Rich Harney is one of Austin’s most prolific jazz composer/musicians. He has performed extensively with Gene Ramey, Tony Campise, Carmen Bradford (Count Basie Orchestra), Alex Coke (Worthy Constituents) & Martin Banks (Duke Ellington Orchestra), among others. In a 1990 competition adjudicated by Branford Marsalis, MUSICIAN Magazine named Harney’s Sextet as one of the “Twelve Best Unsigned Bands Nationwide”. He was born June 7, 1954.
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