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Randal Harrison: Press

"Captivating ... exhilarating"
Phillip Wong - JazzReview.com
"The Randal Harrison Trio ... Brilliant musicians "
John Book - Music For America (Jun 25, 2007)
"Harrison never fails to swing ... bold Afro-Cuban and tango-derived originals "
Tom Laskin - The Daily Page/MadTracks (May 2, 2007)
“Harrison firmly grasps a venerable tradition while swinging an axe that cuts new clearings and builds on the still-evolving jazz violin tradition."
Kevin Lynch - Jazz critic (May, 2009)
"Harrison's violin playing is a revelation"
The Isthmus
"The Randal Harrison Trio is an intellectually stimulating ensemble, but most of all an entertaining one. The emphasis on original material was quite refreshing and there was a lovely energy between performers. We are always on the look out for musicians that can bring both a high level of artistic integrity and entertainment to our audience and Randal has those qualities."
Jonathan Winkle, Executive Director - Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Mar 24, 2008)

“Part Nicolò Paganini, part Stephane Grappelli, an evening with the Randal Harrison Trio is gonna blow yer socks off.”

Prentice Berge - restaurantmagnus.com
"Randal Harrison is a delight to hear ... the listener will want to hear every note that is played. Full of nuance and surprise. We enjoyed the energy and artistry of Randal Harrison and his trio."
John Harmon - Fox Jazz Fest Chairman
"Randal's charisma and virtuosity make him our audience favorite."
Jim Nuttall - LRC Theater, Nicolet College
“The Randal Harrison Trio ... members were extremely professional and provided our audience with a high-quality performance. Their repertoire of mostly original music was refreshing and kept the audience on its toes in anticipation of what was to come next. They were amazed as was I that such talented performers came from "our own backyard." I would recommend the Randal Harrison Trio for any size show; from a large concert hall to a small intimate club. They are top-notch performers.”
Mary Ann Bickler (Community Relations Coordinator) - Conserve School (Aug 6, 2009)
"Violinist Randal Harrison brings the tale to life. ... supercharged violin..."
Tom Laskin - Isthmus
"Violinist Randal Harrison ... psychedelic gypsy"
Randy Ballwahn - The Onion (Jul 6, 2006)
"From Bach to rock. From funk to Monk. ...this jazz violinist lives up to the eclectic labels."
Russ Bickerstaff - Vital Source - Music of Note (Sep 1, 2006)
"Randal Harrison dives into his violin while performing"
Times Tribune
"...the violin that really soars"
The Capitol Times