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Jesse Harris in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/18/2008

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Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

Jesse Harris in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/18/2008

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SET LIST

"Fire on the Ocean"

"It Will Stay With Us"

"Always Seem to Get Things Wrong"

"Walk On"

Jesse Harris rose to prominence when Norah Jones sang his song "Don't Know Why." Brian Blauser hide caption

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Jesse Harris rose to prominence when pop-jazz singer Norah Jones made her debut with his song "Don't Know Why," and the world has been turned on to his compositions ever since. He won a Grammy for "Don't Know Why," and his songs have been recorded by Madeleine Peyroux and Lizz Wright, among other contemporary singers.

Along with having a knack for melody infused with Brazilian rhythms, Harris also sports his own distinctive voice. Performing here with Robert DiPietro on percussion, Harris runs through songs from his seventh studio album, Feel.

While making Feel, Harris was also busy working on the soundtrack to the Ethan Hawke film The Hottest State, which features Harris' songs performed by various vocalists, including Willie Nelson, Cat Power, M. Ward, Bright Eyes, The Black Keys, Feist, Norah Jones, Rocha, Brad Mehldau and Emmylou Harris.