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Bill Harris

Bill is listed in Washingtonian Magazine’s "Best of Jazz in DC" and won the Hennessy Cognac “Best of DC Jazz Competition”. His many performance venues include the Smithsonian, Blues Alley, the Kennedy Center, Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, Snug Harbor in New Orleans and numerous jazz festivals. He has had the pleasure of playing with many jazz stars including The Heath Brothers, Bucky Pizzarelli, Tim Hagans, John Heard, as well as local luminaries Keter Betts, Buck Hill, Chuck Redd, Marshall Keys, Tommy Cecil, James King, David Jernigan, Tony Martucci, Tom Baldwin and many others. Bill is known in DC by many for his former house pianist gig (almost 20 years) at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel; in the Nest and the Willard Room. Bill's CDs "Invitation", "Solo + One", "Encompass Quartet" (Albert "Tootie" Heath and Herman Riley are featured) and "Holiday Improvisations" have all received critical acclaim.