A songwriter of great depth and passion, Reggie Harris writes from a personal sense of mission that merges a world wise point of view with a singularly hopeful stance that life, though often challenging, is filled with possibility and hope. His songs reveal thoughts about life and love and some of the deep aspects of the human experience and cover topics from his own personal journey to world issues and history.
Reggie Harris is an innovative guitarist, a fearlessly creative vocalist, and an engaging storyteller whose concert performances are infused with joy. It’s clear to all that he deeply loves singing and that it is more than his work. But that’s not all.
Uniquely committed to “music as a community building vehicle,” Reggie’s music shares insightful perspectives on issues of life, history, education and human rights. In the spirit of his mentors, Pete Seeger and Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, (founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock), Reggie is a master songleader who loves to help people discover that they can make a difference at any age, wherever they may live.
“Deeper Than the Skin” is an experience of singing and listening… of experiencing and sharing a connection so deep that touches your being and engages your mind… it makes you laugh, smile, cry and reconsider what you know about our history. And it’s an invitation to open your heart and mind to a story of shared humanity that resonates with your own.
Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway… Two friends…one Black, one White… one from the North… one from the South. Musicians, storytellers, students of history and world travelers… born 3 days apart!
Two separate narratives forged into one powerful friendship aimed at finding common ground and helping others to do the same …