Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. Add a sprinkle of gospel and some compelling grooves and the result is a “mysticssippi” sound that is deliciously addictive to listen to.
His hypnotic live show was honed on street corners, cafes, bars and festivals worldwide. A five-year tutelage in India under Rajasthani musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Grammy winner with Ry Cooder for A Meeting by the River) learning the mohan veena (a 20-stringed sitar/guitar designed by Bhatt) was the catalyst for Harry’s now signature style.
The prolific Manx has released ten albums in a ten-year span. Manx has just released a compilation CD, Isle of Manx. He also has just completed a third CD collaboration with guitarist Kevin Breit, which will be released on Stony Plain Records in the spring of 2011.
A Little Cruel
12/25/2007 8:58:36 AM
Hi Harry from a fellow BC artist. We are new here and just finding our way around the site. I have just set up my first station and will add you.
Great music and all the best for a great 2008
9/15/2007 8:47:39 PM
Harry, hi from thebluevoodoo, congratulations in receiving another nomination at the WCMA's..this coming year in Moose Jaw....we wont be there , but have been nominated for our cd Back to the Shack
Perhaps you could represent us if we have a half a chance of winning for outstanding
blues recording...Voted for you online...Good luck....maybe help us out and give us a vote for our release....:)
Ted Rick Gerry kelly and bryon--thebluevoodoo
4/28/2007 5:00:33 AM
Welcome. Let me say how much I appreciate your fine musicianship. Really enjoyable to listen to. You will do well here at IAC Harry Manx.
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