The Music Of JC Harris

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Video: Start

The official video for the single from Nice Cuts. As per usual, I haven’t done nearly enough to market Nice Cuts, but I’m particularly sad about my lack of initiative on Start (how ironic) as I think it’s one of the pieces of which I am most happy. I hope you’ll give it a listen and ‘share’ it, or ‘like’ it or whatever the phrase à la mode seems to be.

I noticed that a lot of people are using Youtube videos simply as a vehicle for listening to music. So this piece is not much more than that; a hopefully pleasant business card to get people to check out the site and perhaps (perchance to dream), shell out for a CD.

My Own TV Channel!

All that aside, I’ve gotten a lot of grouses from people who want to be able to check out the material without even having to give up an e-mail address. (I’m shocked. Shocked.) OK, […]


I decided I wanted to include at least a few new songs within Nice Cuts. The idea for Detroit came about after a trip back there this spring to do some shows. I was just dumbstruck by how awful the place felt. The fact is that it hadn’t really changed all that much; it’s just that all the recent press which labels Detroit as the poster-child for the economic melt-down finally got to me. I started seeing the city as it really is;  a tragedy of almost epic proportions. And then I thought of (of all places) Russia.

I have visited Russia several times over the years. Before during and after ‘the collapse’. They market a lot of amber there which is quite a metaphor; something very beautiful, but frozen in the past–and kinda delicate. That was Russia. The people were intensely proud, but it seemed as though they were oblivious to the fact that they were living in the past. All their ‘might’ was based on previous glories. People […]

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