The Rod Harris Jr. Quartet
Over his time as a guitarist, Rod has performed and recorded with countless artists spanning multiple genres and the list continues to grow. Artists such as J. Holiday, Miki Howard, jazz trumpeter Russell Gunn, Eightball and MJG, Musiq Soulchild, Jagged Edge, Donell Jones, Lloyd, saxophonist Warren Hill and Paul Taylor, bassist Brian Bromberg, the legendary Fred Wesley, jazz organist Doug Carn, Red Holloway (deceased), Ernie Andrews, Howard Hewitt of Shalamar , pianist Keiko Matsui, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Maysa, jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, Joi, R&B Diva Syleena Johnson, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Grammy Award Winning singers Monica, Regina Belle, Jennifer Holliday, DionneFarris, and many others. Rod can also be seen performing in the hit film biopics “Cadillac Records” (starring Beyonce and Adrian Brody) and “Bessie” (starring Queen Latifah).
In addition to performing and touring, Rod released his debut jazz-funk album (2016) “The Counsel Of Elders”, which pays homage to RHJ’s guitar influences. In March 2018, His hip-hop jazz EP entitled “Exits & Options” is well anticipated and features renditions of classic songs as well as original material. RHJ’s music is available on all music internet stores (iTunes, Spotify,Rhapsody, etc.) Rod’s single, “How It Feels” which features Neo- Soul legend Musiq Soulchild, has garnered acclaim amongst Underground DJs in the U.K., Japan, and the U.S.