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Stefon Harris

Vibraphonist | Jazz

Vibraphonist-composer Stefon Harris is heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz” (Los Angeles Times). A three-time Grammy nominee, six-time Best Mallet player by the Jazz Journalist Association and recipient of Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, he earned a B.M. in Classical Music and a M.M. in Jazz Performance from Manhattan School for Music. Mr. Harris tours worldwide with his band Blackout and the San Francisco Jazz Collective, teaches at New York University, and has been Artist-in-Residence at Fontana Chamber Arts (Kalamazoo, MI), the Lied Center (Lincoln, NE), and San Francisco Performances. He has served on the Executive Board of Directors for Chamber Music America and is the first musician formerly elected to the WBGO-FM Board of Directors.

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