Playing professionally since 1996, released his first CD under his own name in 2013. "The Jackal" featuries Derek Douget, Jason Marsalis, Shane Theriot, David Torkanowsky, Rex Gregory and other established young stars. He’s also recorded with Ellis Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Theresa Andersson, The Hot Club of New Orleans and John Boutte, among others. He currently performs regularly with Germaine Bazzle, Shannon Powell, Jason Marsalis and Irvin Mayfield.
Harris received both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from the University of New Orleans, where he was a Louis Armstrong Scholarship recipient in 2003. He’s served as a clinician at Loyola University in New Orleans, Tulane University, Baton Rouge Community College, International JAZZ Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria and several high schools throughout south Louisiana. In addition to teaching applied bass at UNO, Harris is currently on faculty at the Don Jamison Heritage School of Music, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Signature Education Program.