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Harrison Bankhead Sextet

Harrison Bankhead Sextet

  • Festival Performance Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013
  • Festival Performance Time: 1:45 – 2:45pm
  • Festival Performance Location / Address: Chicago Cultural Center - Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, IL 60602

The Chicago-based jazz bassist Harrison Bankhead is an avant-garde-leaning musician with a journeyman's ability to fit within an array of jazz styles from straight-ahead to free jazz. A native of Waukegan, Illinois, Bankhead has performed with a variety of artist including Oliver Lake, Fred Anderson, Von Freeman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Thompson, Hamid Drake, and others. He released the solo album Morning Sun Moon Harvest in 2011.

The Chicago-based jazz bassist Harrison Bankhead is an avant-garde-leaning musician with a journeyman's ability to fit within an array of jazz styles from straight-ahead to free jazz. A native of Waukegan, Illinois, Bankhead has performed with a variety of artist including Oliver Lake, Fred Anderson, Von Freeman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Thompson, Hamid Drake, and others. He released the solo album Morning Sun Moon Harvest in 2011.

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