The CD Release Party for Oh, Wow!, held at
Sapphire Lounge, was a wonderful event.
Check out the pictures from the party,
and look for video clips on my links page.
Thanks to all who attended and made it a success!
Photo by Robert Dunn
Photo by Christina Lord
poet / author
Leigh is a poet, songwriter, guitarist, singer, photographer, painter, collage-maker, teacher, and political activist. This multiplicity of interests might be exhausting for many. For Ms. Harrison, such diverse activity stems from the belief that we must unleash all of our personae, and it comes to fruition in the concept that one should explore all of one's talents in the service of some higher good. Ms. Harrison has worn many other hats; she is a painter (her watercolor fantasias are surreal and pointillistic), and photographer whose work documents such diverse subjects as murals, stained glass, neon signs, vanity license plates, and the blues scene in New York City.
Welcomes you to the
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singer / songwriter / musician
Photo © Leigh Harrison
Leigh Harrison in front of a poster of a
Gretsch White Falcon on 48th Street in NYC.
Photo credit: Bobby Perfect
Photo credit: Su Polo
Click here to listen to "Crush On You" from "Oh, Wow!"
She is one of the founders of SongCrew Music, which has grown from producing music CD's to also producing spoken word CD's -- and to publishing small chapbooks of poetry, art, and recipes, under its WordCrew.org imprint. For many years, Ms. Harrison has taught English, Poetry, Short Story, College English, and ESL, at several colleges and universities, including Queens College & York College (CUNY), and at private schools in the New York area, as well as in the NYC school system (grades K-6, JHS, and HS). She recently released her 1st spoken-word CD, filled with work from her second poetry collection, "Our Harps Upon The Willows," and the 1st 12-song CD from her duo with Bobby Perfect, "BlueBird At My Window."
Leigh Harrison / Original Song Videos:
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Leigh performing an all-instrumental set on guitar at Rose's Jazz Club in Brooklyn, NY (circa 2005)
opening for noted jazz virtuoso, Michele Ramo.
Leigh performing on acoustic guitar at Tierra Sana in Forest Hills, Queens, NY