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Workshop in Taiwan

Lafayette is doing a class for jazz vocalists and musicians.

This Thursday, Jan. the 17th, 7pm. at Taipei Artist Village Cafe. All musicians on all instruments welcome.

For workshop description: click here

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Lafayette Harris has return engagement in Taipei

Lafayette's performances in Taipei will be Jan 9, 11,19 and 25th

Jan 9th at Taipei Marsalis, Jan 11 and 25th at Sappho de Base, Jan 19th at Taipei Artist Village Cafe.

Hoping to see you Saturday at TAV!

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Lafayette's workshop

Lafayette is offering a class for jazz vocalists and accompanists.

If you are interested in becoming a better jazz singer or jazz accompanist CONTACT Lafayette personally.

For workshop description: click here

Next WORKSHOP'S on Wednesday, Jan. the 30th, 6:30-9pm.

Just click CONTACT above! Looking for musicians on all rhythm instruments.

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Lafayette at Smalls Oct. 4

October 4, 10pm 2012 Lafayette Harris enjoyed a succesesful return engagement at Smalls Jazz Club.

With Lafayette Harris - Piano, Jazzmeia Horn - Vocalist, Antoine Drye - Trumpet, George Delancy - Bass, Will Terrill - Drums

For the recording of Febrary 2012 performance go to: Smalls Audio

For Smalls info go to: Smalls Jazz calender.

Houston Photo
Lenox Lounge

Lafayette appeared at 966 Fulton and The Lenox Lounge w Houston Person!

Friday Apr 6th, 2012 at 966 and May 25-26 at Lenox Lounge

For club info go to: 966 Jazz calender.

Opia Photo

The music of jazz icon, Billie Holiday

Lafayette appeared at Opia Restaurant on June 4th. Special guest on vocals: Sheryl Renee.

Also appearing was the great Steve Williams, former drummer with Shirley Horn

For club info go to: Opia Schedule.

Bob Photo

Lafayette appeared at 966 Fulton w Bob Cunningham

Friday Apr 13th, 2012

For club info go to: 966 Jazz calender.

Houston Photo

Lafayette appeared at Rojos w James McBride

Saturday Apr 14th, 2012

For club info go to: Rojos Roastery

Twins Photo

Lafayette appeared at Twins Jazz Club for the first time.

Thursday Mar 29, 2012

For club info go to: Twins Jazz calender.

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Abby Dobson

Lafayette gets busy with the ladies!

This past January 2012 Lafayette Harris had the ladies keeping him busy at the keys!

On January 23 at the Blue Note with Abby Dobson!

And later on January 27 at Queens Flushing Town Hall With Sunny Kim!

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Lafayette performed the 7th of December 2011 in Fukuoka at "Space Terra".

Wednesday - Dec. 7, 2011, Lafayette was featured with Japanese song stylist Akemi. It was a very memorable night for all present.

Fukuoka's "Space Terra" website Click Here!

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Drummer and bassist
Umbria Photo
Lafayette with grandfather
(WWII kamakaze fighter pilot) and
mother of the bassist.

Fukushima, Japan, 2011

Dec. 9, 8:30pm! Lafayette performed solo and trio at Monk's in Koriyama, Fukushima

Koriyama's information website Here

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Vincent, Lafayette and Toshi
after the last set

Lafayette Harris Trio at - Sappho de Base w Vincent Hsu on bass, Toshi Miller on drums.

Lafayette's debut performance in Taiwan on Dec. 2, 2011 was a wonderful success!

Lafayette performed tunes from his recently recorded Trio session to be released in April 2012! Plus he played some things from his Previous CD's

To view Sappho de Base website Click Here!

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Lafayette at Smalls Jazz Club

On Aug 3rd, Lafayette Harris & Elias Bailey were at Smalls Jazz Club again. This was their second engagement!

Lafayette hopes to perform there again in the near future!

For Smalls info go to: Smalls Jazz calender.

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Ella Meets Louis!

This was a special event at the Lenox Lounge, March 20th, 2011.

For your convenience this was the list of tunes that singers could choose from. To view CLICK HERE

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Billie Meets Billy

This was a special event at University of The Streets, Tuesday Feb. 8th 2011. Lafayette presents, Jazzmobile Competition winners Queen Esther and Ty Stephens performing their takes on the music of Billie Holiday and Billy Eckstine

To view video clips from the showCLICK HERE

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Billie Meets Billy

This was a special event at the Lenox Lounge, Dec 12, 2010.

This was the list of tunes that singers chose from. To view CLICK HERE

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White Kawai Grand Piano has been sold, finally

Lafayette had a piano for sale! This Japanese made piano was purchased in 2003 and was sold in 2012!.

The end of a long chapter!

For more photo's go to: Piano Photos


Lafayette was at The Blue Note!

Lafayette appeared at The Blue Note again with his trio on Nov. 29, 2009. This was his followup to his 2008 appearance of leading a group at the Blue Note a club where so much of his New York jazz experience took place.

Lafayette's newest CD TRIO TALK was released May of 2008.

Lafayette with Roswell Rudd
Roswell Rudd

Lafayette back in Italy with Roswell Rudd

Lafayette was in Bolzano, at the Südtirol Jazz Festival back in June, and then was back in Italy again for the Roccella Jazz Festival, in Roccella Jonica.

The Südtirol Jazz Festival website

The Roccella Jazz Festival website

Lenox 2008
Lafayette with, to his left pianist
Micheal and many of Micheal's
students, after a night of song.
Summer of 2008

The Open mic is still going at the Lenox Lounge

After nine years Lafayette is still hosting this open mic jam session every Sunday from 7 - 11 pm. Many people have come from all over the world, to sing one with Lafayette and his trio.

Besides Lafayette, the ever swinging band features Paul Beaudry on bass

For a better view of the picture go to Facebook.

Lafayette with Christy Smith

Lafayette visited Asia in Feb. 2008

Lafayette went to Singapore, Malaysia, Bangkok and Chiang Mai back in February of this year. He learned a lot about Asian culture and heard some good jazz players.

Here he is sitting in with Christy Smith bassist and leader of the house band at Harry's Bar in Singapore.

Some more of Lafayette's recent photos on flickr.

Lafayette with TM Stevens

Lafayette ran into TM Stevens at NAMM

Just this past January Lafayette was in CA. checking out the NAMM show. Here he is with the great bassist and producer TM Stevens. They played with killer guitarist Mark Whitfield when he was doing his "Soul Conversation!"

Lafayette's Times Article
An article in the NY Times
about a new hotel

A New Holiday Inn Express in Brooklyn

Lafayette was riding his bike on the edge of Park Slope when he was stopped by a reporter. Click here to read the article

The Lenox Lounge
Left to right:
Thaddeus Exposé - Bass
Marcus Printup
Dion Parson - Drums
Lafayette Harris, Jr. - Piano
Photo by Gerald Peart

Every Sunday in Harlem, USA

The Lenox Lounge has been home to his trio for 9 years now. It’s a vocal open mic that illuminates's the talents of many vocalists.

The photo to the right is Lafayette's trio with guest performer, trumpet virtuoso, MARCUS PRINTUP...Sept 28, '05

The Lenox Lounge
Photo by Gerald Peart
Sept 28, 2005

Open mic at the Lenox Lounge

A lot of veterans have made it uptown to Lafayette's session. Rome Neal, a frequent visitor is an artist who performs and stars in MONK, his own show about Thelonious Monk. He also frequently presents plays and other performances at The Nuyorican Poets Café!

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