Jack Harris (singer-songwriter)
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|Born||1986 (age 30–31)
Builth Wells, Powys, Wales
|Genres||Irish folk, folk, blues, country, gospel|
Jack Harris (born 1986) is a Welsh-born folk singer-songwriter, musician, and poet. He is multi-award-winning, most notably winning the 2005 New Folk Songwriting Competition at Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas, the first non-American to do so. Jack Harris has been described as "a priest of song" by singer Anais Mitchell.
He has made several appearances at the Green Man Festival, and opened for such folk musicians as Martin Simpson, Tracy Grammer, Dick Gaughan, Martin Carthy, and Dave Swarbrick. He currently lives in London, and performs frequently in London folk clubs, as well as further afield.
- BBC Music.
- Kerville Folk Festival.
- Chilton, Martin (February 16, 2012). "Jack Harris: The Flame And The Pelican, CD review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
- Euroamericana Chart.
- Ruehl, Kim. "Welsh Singer/Songwriter Jack Harris". About Folk Music Guide. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
- jackharrismusic.com, his official website