Mary Harris (musician)
|Born||Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Years active||1976 - present|
Mary Harris is an American keyboardist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer. She is currently appearing on stage as a member of the five-time Grammy Award nominated band Ambrosia. Harris, as a member of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band arranged vocals and sang on recordings and live performances, and has worked with Stewart Copeland and Stanley Clarke, and recorded for Pink Floyd. She is also a founding member of the group Tin Drum.
Harris began playing piano at age four, starting formal lessons at age five. She grew up from early childhood in the town of Three Rivers, California where she performed from age ten on with family members locally.
Early music career
Harris' first paying music performances were with bands including Oak Grove and Fair Game in Three Rivers in the seventies and early eighties. She moved to Los Angeles, California in 1982.
Although Mary Harris is perhaps best known for her singing and vocal arranging with Jimmy Buffett as a long-time member of the Coral Reefer Band  she has performed and recorded with numerous notable music acts including Stewart Copeland, and Stanley Clarke in the band Animal Logic 
Harris joined the Progressive rock group Ambrosia in 2012 as a full-time member, and is currently active in touring, composing and recording with the band.
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- "Musicians and Performers". Home.comcast.net. Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Animal Logic Concert Set List". Animal.logic.freeservers.com. 1989-06-01. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Real World - Tin Drum | Credits". AllMusic. 1996-01-02. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- Mary Harris in Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band
- Mary Harris sings her composition 'Honesty' with the 80s all girl band Red Shoes
- Mary Harris performing live in Europe with Stewart Copeland and Stanley Clarke in the band Animal Logic
- Mary Harris and Burleigh Drummond interviewed by Gonzo Today in 2017