NIKI HARIS | website
Singer, songwriter, arranger, dancer, actor and choreographer Niki Haris’ dynamic performances reflect her love of music, dancing, and choreography. Daughter of Grammy®-nominated jazz pianist Gene Harris, Niki was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan and later pursued her education and singing career in Southern California. She has worked with Ray Charles, Dianne Reeves, Nancy Wilson, David Sanborn, Michael Sembello, Leann Rimes, Michelle Branch, Santana, Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, All Saints, Wilton Felder of the Jazz Crusaders, Stanley Turrentine, the Righteous Bros., Julian Lennon, Anita Baker, Mick Jagger, Whitney Houston and she has toured & recorded for 18 years with Madonna. Niki performs at a multitude of benefits for AIDS, cancer research as well as Camp Harmony for inner city children. She is also a strong supporter for the Music in the Classroom program and RAAD, Rockers Against Drunk Driving. She diligently lends her time in serving and is an annual participant in the Season for Non Violence. Niki’s latest albums include I’m Glad There is You (with Wycliffe Gordon), Live in Switzerland and Live.